Trim Your Lamps!

Rejoice, ye saints, the time draws near

Tune: [Rejoice, ye saints! the time draws near]
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1. Rejoice, ye saints! the time draws near
When Christ will in the clouds appear,
And for His people call.

Refrain
Trim your lamps, and be ready,
Trim your lamps, and be ready,
Trim your lamps, and be ready
For the midnight cry.
For the midnight cry,
For the midnight cry,
Trim your lamps and be ready,
For the midnight cry.

2. The trumpet sounds, the thunders roll;
The heavens passing as a scroll;
The earth will burn with fire. [Refrain]

3. Poor sinners then on earth will cry,
While lightnings flash from out the sky,
O mountains, on us fall! [Refrain]

4. Come, brethren all, and let us try
To warn poor sinners, and to cry,
Behold, the Bridegroom comes! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6899

Text Information

First Line: Rejoice, ye saints, the time draws near
Title: Trim Your Lamps!
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Trim your lamps and be ready
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #6899
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The Cyber Hymnal #6901
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