The Savior bids us watch and pray

The Savior bids us watch and pray

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 84 hymnals

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1 The Savior bids us watch and pray
Through life’s momentous hour,
And grants the Spirit’s quickening ray
To those who seek His power.

2 The Savior bids us watch and pray,
Maintain a warrior’s strife;
O Christian! hear His voice today:
Obedience is thy life.

3 The Savior bids us watch and pray,
For soon the hour will come
That calls us from the earth away
To our eternal home.

4 The Savior bids us watch and pray,
O hearken to His voice,
And follow where He leads the way,
To Heav’n’s eternal joys!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9714

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Savior bids us watch and pray
Author: Thomas Hastings

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The Cyber Hymnal #9714
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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Instances (1 - 84 of 84)
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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #667

Beautiful Songs of Zion, a Collection of New and Old Songs #d152

Brightest and Best #d146

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d866

Choral Song #d215

Christian Work-songs #d178

Companion of Praise for the Sunday School, Family and Prayer Meeting #d195

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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #P180g

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Garnered Sheaves #47

General Baptist Hymn Book #d452

Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d402

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Holy Voices for the Sunday School, and other services of the church #66

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #784

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1056

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #418

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #814

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d128

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #253

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Notes of Triumph: for the Sunday School #47

Prison Hymn Book #d333

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d781

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #307

Royal Diadem #d129

Social Hymns, Original and Selected #d173

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1067

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #860

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #860

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #860

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #860

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #860

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #333

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #735

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #705

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #165.705

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The Baptist Hymn Book #705

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The Baptist Hymnal, for Use in the Church and Home #418

The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d562

The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #418

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #441

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d612

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The Christian Church Hymnal #108

The Christian Hymnist #d518

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d863

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The Cyber Hymnal #9714

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #38

The Devotional Hymn Book #d458

The Gospel Praise Book #d439

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #165

The National Baptist Hymn Book #d517

The National Baptist Hymn Book: a collection of old meter songs (Worded ed.) #ad517

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #705

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The People's Hymnal: for use in public and social worship #390

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #716

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #716

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #718

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #801

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The Social Psalmist: a new selection of hymns for conference meetings and family worship #148

The Southern Psalmist #d801

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d842

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The Standard Church Hymnal #126

The Victory #d367

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Tried and True #47

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