A Poem by D.L. Moody (from Daniel 5)

“At the feast of Belshazzar and a thousand of his lords,

While they drank from golden vessels, as the Book of Truth records,

In the night as they reveled in the royal palace hall,

They were seized with consternation as the hand upon the wall.

See the brave captive Daniel as he stood before the throng,

And rebuked the haughty monarch for his mighty deeds of wrong;

As he read out the writing, “Twas doom of one and all,

For the kingdom now was finished said the hand upon the wall.”

See the faith, zeal and courage that would dare to do the right,

Which the Spirit gave to Daniel this the secret of his might.

In his home in Judea, a captive in its hall,

He still understood the writing of his God upon the wall.

So our deeds are recorded; there is a hand that’s writing now.

Sinner, give your heart to Jesus, to His royal mandate bow;

For the day is approaching, it must come to one and all,

When the sinner’s condemnation will be written on the wall.”

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