The Lord will come and not be slowAuthor: John Milton
Published in 71 hymnals
1 The Lord will come and not be slow,
His footsteps cannot err;
Before him righteousness shall go,
His royal harbinger.
2 Truth from the earth, like to a flow'r,
Shall bud and blossom then;
And justice, from her heav'nly bow'r,
Look down on mortal men.
3 Rise, God, and judge the earth in might,
This wicked earth redress;
For you are he who shall by right
The nations all possess.
4 For great you are, and wonders great
By your strong hand are done:
You in your everlasting seat
Remain the Lord alone.
Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #367
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|Instances (7)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #140||The Lord will come and not be slow||2000|
|Complete Anglican Hymns Old & New #669||The Lord will come and not be slow||The Lord will come and not be slow||2000|
|Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #462||The Lord will come and not be slow||John Milton, 1608-1674||John Milton, Sr., 1563?-1647||22.214.171.124||YORK||F Major or modal||English||1985|
|Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #29||The Lord will come and not be slow||126.96.36.199||1983|
|Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #489||The Lord will come and not be slow||188.8.131.52||1996|
|Rejoice in the Lord #165||The Lord will come and not be slow||The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow||John Milton||184.108.40.206 D||Psalm 82:8; Psalm 85:9-11; Psalm 86:9-10||OLD 107TH||c minor||English||1985|
|Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #367||The Lord will come and not be slow||The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow||John Milton, 1608-1684||Jeremiah Clarke||220.127.116.11||Psalm 82:8; Psalm 96:13||ST. MAGNUS||G Major||English||1990|