• Lyricist: Horatius Bonar, pub.1877
  • Composer: Philip Phillips, pub.1877
  • Subjects: Eternity, Exhortation
  • Scriptures: Mark 13:33; Matthew 24:42; 25:6
  • Key: F
  • Meter:
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  1. Pray, brethren, pray!
    The sands are falling;
    Pray, brethren, pray!
    God’s voice is calling.
    Yon turret strikes the dying chime;
    We kneel upon the verge of time:
    • Refrain:
      Eternity is drawing nigh!
      Eternity is drawing nigh!
  2. Praise, brethren, praise!
    The skies are rending;
    Praise, brethren, praise!
    The fight is ending.
    Behold, the glory draweth near,
    The King Himself will soon appear:
  3. Watch, brethren, watch!
    The years are dying;
    Watch, brethren, watch!
    Old time is flying.
    Watch as men watch the parting breath,
    Watch as men watch for life or death:
  4. Look, brethren, look!
    The day is breaking;
    Hark, brethren, hark!
    The dead are waking.
    With girded loins all ready stand,
    Behold, the Bridegroom is at hand:


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