When frowning death appears

When frowning death appears

Author: Richard Lee
Published in 23 hymnals

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1 When frowning death appears,
And points his fatal dart,
What dark foreboding fears
Distract the sinner's heart!
The dreadful blow
No arm can stay,
But torn away
He sinks to wo.

2 Now every hope denied,
Bereft of every good,
He must the wrath abide
Of an avenging God;
No mercy there
Will greet his ear
Nor wipe the tear
Of black despair.

3 Sinners, awake, attend,
And flee the wrath to come;
Make Christ, the Judge, your friend,
And heav'n shall be your home:
His mercy nigh,
Now points the path
That leads from death
To joys on high.

Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #238

Author: Richard Lee

Lee, Richard. Said to have been "a laborious mechanic," and "a political and religious fanatic," contributed several hymns to the Evangelical Magazine, 1793, 1794, which were signed "Ebenezer," and dated from "Leicester Fields, London." In 1794 he published Flowers from Sharon. From this work the hymns, "When I view my Saviour bleeding" (Good Friday), and "See the Captain of Salvation" (Ascension), are taken. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d550
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d331
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #95Page Scan
Additional Hymns, Adopted by the General Synod of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America, at their Session June 1831. 2nd ed. #25Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #436Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #221Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #238Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d896
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #238TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #238Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #238Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #238Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #238Page Scan
The New and Most Complete Collection of Camp, Social and Prayer Meeting Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #246Page Scan
The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d311
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy, of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #A25Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H189Page Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #D289Page Scan
The Song Evangel #d235
Village Hymns #d624
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #37Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #37Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #37Page Scan



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