93. You Servants of the Lord

1 You servants of the Lord,
each in your calling wait,
observant of his heavenly Word,
and watchful at his gate.

2 Let all your lamps be bright,
and trim the golden flame;
attentive stand, as in his sight,
for awesome is his name.

3 Watch: 'tis your Lord's command,
and while we speak, he's near;
mark the first signal of his hand,
and ready all appear.

4 How happy shall we be
if in his service found!
We shall our Lord with rapture see
and be with honour crowned!

5 Christ shall the banquet spread
with his own royal hand,
and raise each faithful servant's head
amid the angelic band.

Text Information
First Line: You servants of the Lord
Title: You Servants of the Lord
Author: Philip Doddridge (1702-1751) (alt.)
Meter: SM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Advent; Discipleship
Tune Information
Adapter and Harmonizer: William Henry Havergal (1793-1870)
Meter: SM
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Hymnologium, 1584

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