The Last Great Day

The earth shall melt with fervent heat

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [The earth shall melt with fervent heat]
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 The earth shall melt with fervent heat,
The heavens pass away,
And all mankind their doom shall meet,
In that last great day.

Oh, that last great day is coming very soon,
’Tis the judgment day and the lost shall weep;
’Tis the crowning day, and the saints shall greet,
In that last great day.

2 The trump will sound, the Lord return,
And time no longer be,
The world in judgment flames consume,
In that last great day. [Refrain]

3 So all who make this world their God,
Can here no longer stay;
Their fondest hopes will all have fled,
In that last great day. [Refrain]

4 The quick and dead o’er land and sea
Will leave their mortal clay,
And put on immortality,
In that last great day. [Refrain]

5 The church of God no more shall need
This poor terrestrial home,
For she shall dwell with Christ, her head,
At the great white throne. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

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First Line: The earth shall melt with fervent heat
Title: The Last Great Day
Author: D. S. Warner
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, that last great day, is coming very soon



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