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Watch, O My Soul

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1 Watch, O my soul! be on thy guard,
In circumspection go,
Press in the footsteps of the Lord,
The world refuse to know;
The world refuse to know.

2 Watch, O my soul! thine inmost tho't,
For thou account must give
For all thou'st spoken, felt or taught,
Whilst thou in earth dost live;
Whilst thou in earth dost live.

3 Watch where thou goest, what thou dost,
The comp'ny thou dost keep;
Be not among the goats, but cast
Thy lot among the sheep;
Thy lot among the sheep.

4 Watch, O my soul! tho' all forget,
Behold the Lord is nigh;
Thy thoughts and love on Jesus set,
And sin and sense defy;
And sin and sense defy.


Source: His Fullness Songs #427

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Watch, O my soul, be on thy guard
Title: Watch, O My Soul
Author: Charles Price Jones
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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His Fullness Songs #427

Jesus Only, Songs and Hymns #d147

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