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784. Oh, Watch and Wait

1 Watch for the Master’s coming,
Oh, watch and wait;
Your lamp keep trimmed and burning,
Oh, watch and wait.

Refrain:
Oh, watch and wait,
Don’t be too late;
Watch for the Master’s coming,
Oh, watch and wait.

2 Watch for the Master’s coming,
He’s at the door;
Time now is fast declining,
’Twill soon be o’er. [Refrain]

3 Watch for the Master’s coming,
Oh, ready be;
Soon in the clouds appearing
Jesus we’ll see. [Refrain]

4 Watch and be ready, waiting
For Christ to come;
Let every soul be hast’ning
To gather home. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Watch for the Master's coming
Title: Oh, Watch and Wait
Author: B. E. W. (1911)
Meter: 7.4.7.4.4.4.7.4
Scripture: Matthew 24:42
Topic: Watchfulness
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Oh_Watch_and_Wait); Faith Publishing House, Echoes from Heaven, 1976 (39); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (516)
Refrain First Line: Oh, watch and wait
Tune Information
Name: [Watch for the Master's coming]
Composer: Barney E. Warren (1911)
Meter: 7.4.7.4.4.4.7.4
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Oh_Watch_and_Wait); Faith Publishing House, Echoes from Heaven, 1976 (39); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Select Hymns, 1911 (516)



Media
MIDI file: Oh_Watch_and_Wait.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Oh_Watch_and_Wait)




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