Poet Isaac Watts

Poems Comments

Hymn 29

The ruin of the Antichrist.

Isa. 63:4-7.

"I lift my banner," saith the Lord,
"Where Antichrist has stood;
The city of my gospel foes
Shall be a field of blood.

"My heart has studied just revenge,
And now the day appears;
The day of my redeemed is come
To wipe away their tears.

"Quite weary is my patience grown,
And bids my fury go;
Swift as the lightning it shall move,
And be as fatal too.

"I call for helpers, but in vain;
Then has my gospel none?
Well, mine own arm has might enough
To crush my foes alone.

"Slaughter and my devouring sword
Shall walk the streets around,
Babel shall reel beneath my stroke,
And stagger to the ground."

Thy honors, O victorious King!
Thine own right hand shall raise,
While we thy awful vengeance sing,
And our deliv'rer praise.

Poem topics: , ,

Rate this poem:

Add Hymn 29 poem to your favorites

Add Poet Isaac Watts to your favorites

Similar Poems
There is no similar poems related to "Hymn 29" poem.
All Isaac Watts Poems

Popular Poets

Elizabeth H. Nearing (6 poems)
William Henry Ogilvie (1 poems)
Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (0 poems)
John McCrae (30 poems)
Ethna Carbery (2 poems)
William Habington (2 poems)
Rowland Watkyns (1 poems)
Thomas Hoccleve (1 poems)
Thomas Flatman (1 poems)
Jack Conway (4 poems)

Popular Poems

A Torchbearer, by Edith Wharton
Flames, by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
The Red Wheelbarrow, by William Carlos Williams
Overture, by Walter Savage Landor
The Duel, by Robert Service
Dion, by William Wordsworth
The German-American, by Katharine Lee Bates
Envoy, by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
Five-Per-Cent, by Robert Service
In Memoriam A. H. H. OBIIT MDCCCXXXIII: Part 129, by Alfred Lord Tennyson