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Passing Away 207b

Tune: John A. Watson, 1872
Lyrics: Charles Wesley, 1763
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
And must I be to judgment broít,
And answer in that day
For evíry vain and idle thoít
And evíry word I say?


We are passing away
To that great judgment day.

Yes, evíry secret of my heart
Shall shortly be made known;
And I receive my just desert
For all that I have done.


How careful, then, ought I to be;
With what religious fear,
Who such a strict account must give
For my behavior here.