When Thou shalt come, O Lord

When Thou shalt come, O Lord

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 2 hymnals

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When Thou shalt come, O Lord,
Wrapt in Thy glory bright,
Then shall the earth in terror quake,
The sun withhold his light.

When Thou shalt come, O Lord,
Then to Thy judgment-bar,
Even as a mighty stream, shall flow
The sons of men from far.

When Thou shalt come, O Lord,
Then save me by Thy power;
Let not the flames of wrath o'ertake
Thy servant in that hour.

When Thou shalt come, O Lord,
In mercy let me stand--
No guilt upon my conscience laid--
Approved, at Thy right hand.

Hymns of the Greek Church, 1900

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

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First Line: When Thou shalt come, O Lord
Greek Title: ὅταν ἔλθῃς ὁ θεὸς ἐπὶ γῆς
Translator: John Brownlie
Language: English