Awake and Watch

Awake and watch! (for) the light is dawning

Author: Lucy D. Harrington
Published in 9 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Awake and watch for the light is dawning!
Awake! the night will soon be gone;
In orient sky, see, there gleams the morning,
Arise, and gird thine armor on!

Hear Him! the Savior calling—
Arise, and gird thine armor on!
Tho’ shadows dark are falling,
Soon the night will be gone.
The King! the King! how the call comes ringing,
O Church of Christ! O Zion free!
Look up, and join in the heav’nly singing;
Thy King is coming soon for thee.

2 There waits for thee such a heav’nly greeting,
Then haste, thy Master’s call obey;
Ah! soon shall end thy dark night of weeping,
Thy God shall wipe thy tears away. [Refrain]

3 The Day Star bright over thee is shining,
Awake and hail the coming day!
Renew thy strength, ever cease repining,
Awake! arise, and watch and pray. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #15

Author: Lucy D. Harrington

Harrington, Lucy. (fl. 1894). An Advent Christian writer. --Doris Colby, DNAH Archives  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Awake and watch! (for) the light is dawning
Title: Awake and Watch
Author: Lucy D. Harrington
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hear Him! the Savior calling
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #319

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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