Hymn 359Play music
1 Ye servants of the Lord,
Each in his calling wait,
Observant of his heavenly word,
And watchful at his gate.
2 Let all your lamps be bright,
And tend the golden flame:
Gird up your loins as in his sight,
For aweful is his name.
3 Watch!'tis your Lord's command,
And while we speak, he's near;
Mark the first 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 honour crowned.
5 Christ shall the banquet spread
With his own royal hand,
And raise that faithful servant's head
Amid the angelic band.
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