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If you cannot be a watchman

If you cannot be a watchman

Author: D. Marchall
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 If you can not be a watchman,
Standing high on Zion's wall,
Pointing out the path to heaven,
Offering life and peace to all,
With your prayers and with your bounties,
You can do what God demands;
You can be like faithful Aaron,
Holding up the prophet's hands

2 If among the older people,
You may not be apt to teach,
"Feed my lambs," said Christ, our shepherd,
Place the food within their reach;
And it may be, that the children
You have led with trembling hand
Will be found among your jewels
When you reach the better land.

Source: Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #119

Author: D. Marchall

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Text Information

First Line: If you cannot be a watchman
Author: D. Marchall
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #673

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Joy to the World #119

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Songs for Worship #65b

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d322

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