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Hast thou trimmed thy lamp, my brother

Hast thou trimmed thy lamp, my brother

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Hast thou trimmed thy lamp, my brother]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Hast thou trimm’d thy lamp, my brother,
Is it burning clear and bright?
Is it shining so that others,
May behold its steady light?

Refrain:
O be watchful, ever watchful,
For the Bridegroom draweth near;
And be sure thy lamp is burning,
When the summons thou shalt hear.

2 Is it shining in the darkness
Where the weary wand’rers roam?
Will its rays, their steps illuming,
Help to guide them safely home? [Refrain]

3 For the coming of the Bridegroom,
And the marriage feast prepare;
Let thy lamp be trimmed and burning
When He bids thee enter there. [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #47

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hast thou trimmed thy lamp, my brother
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: O be watchful, ever watchful

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Christian Endeavor Hymns #47TextAudioPage Scan
Devotional Songs #51Page Scan
Twenty-three New and Selected Songs #d6
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