And Must I Be to Judgment Brought?
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...."
AUTHOR: Words: Charles Wesley
EARLIEST DATE: 1763 (Words)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 613, "And Must I Be to Judgment Brought" (1 short text)
BrownSchinhanV 613, "And Must I Be to Judgment Brought" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
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.
For the life of Charles Wesley, author of the lyrics of this piece, see the notes to "Jesus Lover of My Soul." - RBW
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