Watch Ye Saints Lyrics, Story, and Video

Watch Ye Saints Lyrics

1 Watch, ye saints, with eyelids waking;
Lo! the pow’rs of heav’n are shaking;
Keep your lamps all trimmed and burning,
Ready for your Lord’s returning.

Lo! He comes, lo! Jesus comes;
Lo! He comes, He comes all glorious!
Jesus comes to reign victorious,
Lo! He comes, yes, Jesus comes.

2 Lo! the promise of your Savior,
Pardoned sin and purchased favor,
Blood-washed robes and crowns of glory;
Haste to tell redemption’s story. [Refrain]

3 Kingdoms at their base are crumbling,
Hark! His chariot wheels are rumbling;
Tell, oh, tell of grace abounding,
While the seventh trump is sounding. [Refrain]

4 Nations wane, though proud and stately;
Christ His kingdom hast’neth greatly;
Earth her latest pangs is summing;
Shout, ye saints, your Lord is coming. [Refrain]

5 Sinners, come, while Christ is pleading;
Now for you He’s interceding;
Haste, ere grace and time diminished
Shall proclaim the myst’ry finished. [Refrain]

Watch Ye Saints Hymn Story

“Watch Ye Saints” is a Christian hymn that was written by American Methodist hymn writer, Phoebe Palmer. The tune came from William Kirkpatrick. Phoebe Palmer was born in 1807 and passed away in 1874.

Phoebe Palmer - Watch ye saints hymn writer
Phoebe Palmer

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