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9714. The Savior Bids Us Watch And Pray

1 The Savior bids us watch and pray
Through life’s momentous hour,
And grants the Spirit’s quickening ray
To those who seek His power.

2 The Savior bids us watch and pray,
Maintain a warrior’s strife;
O Christian! hear His voice today:
Obedience is thy life.

3 The Savior bids us watch and pray,
For soon the hour will come
That calls us from the earth away
To our eternal home.

4 The Savior bids us watch and pray,
O hearken to His voice,
And follow where He leads the way,
To Heav’n’s eternal joys!

Text Information
First Line: The Savior bids us watch and pray
Title: The Savior Bids Us Watch And Pray
Author: Thomas Hastings
Meter: CM
Language: English
Source: Spiritual Songs for Social Worship (Utica, New York: 1831)
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tunes: CHIMES by Lowell Mason; CORBET by William Mason in the "American Tune Book;" PETERBOROUGH by Ralph Harrison; SILOAM by Isaac B. Woodbury; TAMPICO,anonymous in "Christian Hymn and Tune Book;" VANMETER by Isaac B. Woodbury
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas Hastings
Meter: CM
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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