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7012. Hark! Hear The Sound

1 Hark! hear the sound, on earth ’tis found;
My soul delights to hear
Of dying love, sent from above,
Of pardon bought so dear.

2 God’s ministers, like flames of fire
Are passing thro’ the land;
The voice is "Hear, repent and fear,
King Jesus is at hand."

3 Convinced of sin, men now begin
To call upon the Lord,
Trembling they pray, and mourn the day
In which they scorned His Word.

4 God’s chariots roll, they fright the soul
Of those who hate the truth;
But saints who hear, cry, "Lord draw near,
Have mercy on the youth!"

5 God grant a shower of His great power
On every aching heart;
On all who sigh, and humbly cry,
That they may have a part.

6 Young converts sing and praise their king,
And bless God’s holy name;
While older saints lay down their complaints
And rise to join the theme.

Text Information
First Line: Hark! hear the sound, on earth ’tis found
Title: Hark! Hear The Sound
Author: Anonymous (1794)
Language: English
Source: Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs by Joshua Smith and Samuel Sleeper (Portsmouth, NH: John Melcher, 1794), alt.
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Virginia Harmony, 1831
Copyright: Public Domain

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