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Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1867)
Published in 27 hymnals

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Composer: Henry Thomas Smart

Henry Smart; London; b. 1813; d. 1879 Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908 Go to person page >

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Composer: Henry Thomas Smart (1867)
Incipit: 34516 71545 31222


Son of God, Eternal Savior

Lord, her watch Thy Church is keeping

Lord, her watch Thy Church is keeping:
When shall earth Thy rule obey?
When shall end the night of weeping?
When shall break the promised day?
See the whitening harvest languish,
Waiting still the laborers' toil;
Was it vain, Thy Son's deep anguish?
Shall the Strong retain the spoil?

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The Cyber Hymnal #3551
Text: King of Saints, to Whom the Number
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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Ancient and Modern #293


Ancient and Modern #445


Ancient and Modern #781

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #667

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Common Praise #573a

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #132

Hymns and Psalms #303


Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #102

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #511


Small Church Music #1250


The Cyber Hymnal #3551

The New English Hymnal #201

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The New English Hymnal #498

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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