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Raise thoughtless sinner raise thine eye




Raise, thoughtless sinner! raise thine eye,
Behold the judgement drawing nigh:
Behold the balance is display’d,
Where thou must be exactly weigh’d.


See, in one scale God’s holy law;
Mark with what force its precepts draw;
Canst thou the awful test sustain?
Thy works how light! thy thoughts how vain!


Behold the hand of God appears,
And writes in dreadful characters,
“Tekel ! thy soul is wanting found;
With trembling hear the awful sound.”


“Let fear thy sin-bound heart embrace;
Let guilty shame o’erspread thy face,
Conviction thro' thy conscience roll,
And deep repentance fill thy soul.”


“One only hope can yet prevail,
Jesus for thee can turn the scale;
Can give thy guilty conscience peace,
‘And save thee by his righteousness?”


Dear Saviour, now thy pow’r impart;
Convince each unconvinced heart;
And thy salvation let them view,
In justice wrought, and mercy too.


Believing this they shall employ
Their hearts and lips in songs of joy;
Nor e’er of wanting be afraid,
When in God’s holy balance weigh'd.

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LYRICS
Meter: 8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
Writer(s):
    Trans/Adapted:
      Dates:
      Bible Refs: Dan 5:27;
      LIST OF LYRIC SOURCES
      Hymn/Song Book Year Song #
      1815# 392
      MUSIC
      Name: FEDERAL STREET
      Meter: 8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
      Writer(s):
        Dates: 1832
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