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698. Ye servants of the Lord, Each in his office wait

1 Ye servants of the Lord,
Each in his office wait;
With joy obey his heavenly word,
And watch before his gate.

2 Let all your lamps be bright,
And trim the golden flame;
Gird up your loins, as in his sight,
For awful is his name.

3 Watch! 'tis your Lord's command;
And while we speak, he's near;
Mark every signal of his hand,
And ready all appear.

4 Oh, happy servant he
In such a posture found!
He shall his Lord with rapture see,
And be with honor crowned.

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First Line: Ye servants of the Lord, Each in his office wait
Author: Doddridge
Meter: S. M.
Publication Date: 1873
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: The Christian Life: Humility and Watchfulness; The Watchful Servant
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