“And Must I Be to Judgment Brought?”

Author: Words: Charles Wesley
Earliest date: 1763 (Words)
Keywords: religious nonballad
Found in: US(SE)

Description

"And must I be to judgment brought, And answer in that day For every idle deed and thought And every word I say?" "We are passing away (x3) To the great judgment day." "Yes, every secret of my heart Shall shortly be made known...."

Notes

In the Sacred Harp, this is given the tune-title "Passing Away," credited to John A. Watson in 1872. But Jackson reports it from the Christian Harmony of 1866. - RBW

References

  1. BrownIII 613, "And Must I Be to Judgment Brought" (1 short text)
  2. BI, Br3613