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8239. Art Thou Watching O'er Me?

1 Art Thou watching o’er me from Thy seat on high?
Are the angels with Thee far up in the sky?
From Thy home in Heaven watching where I go,
Lighting up the dangers of my path below?
"Yes, I’m watching—always watching
O’er My loved ones there below,
Never wearying, ever cheering,
All My children where they go."

2 Art Thou watching o’er me in the silent night,
When I say my prayer for Thee to guide me right?
Do the angels love me—listen what I say—
Asking Thee for mercy when I kneel to pray?
"Yes, they love thee, always love thee,
Ever with thee to rejoice,
Never tiring, ever singing,
In their happy sweetest voice."

3 Art Thou watching o’er me when I am asleep,
And my spirit’s wandering thro’ the dreamy deep?
Art Thou really with me just as it does seem?
Do I see the angels when I sleep and dream?
"Yes, I’m with thee—always with thee,
Not a moment from thy side;
Never doubting, ever loving—
Always in My trust abide."

4 Art Thou watching o’er me when some voice I hear
Sweetly calls to wake me from my dreamland sphere?
Art Thou there to greet me in the morning bright
When I pray and ask Thee for Thy guiding light?
"Yes, I’ll greet thee—always greet thee
In the fresh and early morn—
Never absent—ever present;
Never from My side be torn."

Text Information
First Line: Art Thou watching o’er me from Thy seat on high?
Title: Art Thou Watching O'er Me?
Author: Harry V. Vogt
Language: English
Source: The Service of Praise by J. Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia: Hall-Mack Compnay, 1900)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Art Thou watching o'er me from Thy seat on high]
Composer: J. Wesley Hughes
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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