Watch and pray.@Matthew 26:41
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Charlotte Elliott (1789-1871)

Charlotte Elliott, 1836.

Vigilate William H. Monk, 1868 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William H. Monk (1823-1889)

Christian! seek not yet repose,
Hear thy guardian angel say;
Thou art in the midst of foes;
Watch and pray.

Principalities and powers,
Mustering their unseen array,
Wait for thy unguarded hours;
Watch and pray.

Gird thy heavenly armor on,
Wear it ever night and day;
Ambushed lies the evil one;
Watch and pray.

Hear the victors who o’ercame;
Still they mark each warrior’s way;
All with one clear voice exclaim,
Watch and pray.

Hear, above all, hear thy Lord,
Him thou lovest to obey;
Hide within thy heart His Word,
Watch and pray.

Watch, as if on that alone
Hung the issue of the day;
Pray that help may be sent down;
Watch and pray.