"That Day of Wrath, That Dreadful Day"
                       by Thomas de Celano, 13th century
                     Translated by Walter Scott, 1711-1832
                                  Text From:
                              THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL
                 (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941)

        1. That day of wrath, that dreadful day,
        When heav'n and earth shall pass away!
        What pow'r shall be the sinner's stay?
        How shall he meet that dreadful day?

        2. When, shriv'ling like a parched scroll,
        The flaming heav'ns together roll;
        When louder yet, and yet more dread,
        Swells the high trump that wakes the dead,

        3. Lord, on that day, that wrathful day,
        When man to Judgment wakes from clay,
        Be Thou the trembling sinner's Stay,
        Tho' heav'n and earth shall pass away.

Notes: Hymn #612 from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: 2 Peter 3:10 Author: Thomas de Celano, c. 1250, cento Translated by: Walter Scott, 1805 Titled: "Dies irae, dies illa" Composer: Daniel Read, 1785 Tune: "Windham"
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