Rule Death In His Arms

DESCRIPTION: Chorus: "Didn't Jesus rule Death in his Arms, Rule Death in His arms, On the other side of Jordan, Rule Death in His arms." Verses describe the division of sheep from goats at God's command, and relentless Death taking the sinner
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Barton)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious death Bible
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Barton, p. 22, "Rule Death In His Arms" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: In Matthew 25:31-46, "When the Son of man shall come in his glory" he will gather the nations, and separate them as a shepherd does. He sets the sheep on his right hand for "life eternal" to "inherit the kingdom," and the goats on his left hand to go "into everlasting punishment." [King James] - BS
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File: Bart022

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