121. Mine Eyes Shall Behold Him

1 I know not the hour of his coming,
Nor how he will speak to my heart;
Or whether at morning or midday
My spirit to him will depart.

Refrain:
But I know I shall wake in the likeness
Of him I am longing to see;
I know that mine eyes shall behold him,
And that is enough for me.

2 I know not the bliss that awaits me,
At rest with my Savior above;
I know not how soon I shall enter,
And bathe in the ocean of love. [Refrain]

3 Perhaps in the midst of my labor
A voice from my Lord I shall hear;
Perhaps in the slumber of midnight
Its message will fall on my ear. [Refrain]

4 I know not, but oh, I am watching,
My lamp ever burning and bright,
I know not if Jesus will call me
AT morning, at noon, or at night. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I know not the hour of his coming
Title: Mine Eyes Shall Behold Him
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: But I know I shall wake in the likeness
Publication Date: 1904
Topic: Assurance
Tune Information
Name: [I know not the hour of his coming]
Composer: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick



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