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Will Jesus Find Us Watching

Words by Fanny J. Crosby (1820-1915), 1876
Tune: DOANE by William H. Doane (1832-1915), 1877
Key signature: B flat major (2 flats)
Time signature: 4/4
Meter: with Refrain
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1. When Jesus comes to reward His servants, Whether it be noon or night, Faithful to Him will He find us watching, With our lamps all trimmed and bright?
Refrain: Oh, can we say we are ready, brother? Ready for the soul’s bright home? Say, will He find you and me still watching, Waiting, waiting when the Lord shall come?
2. If, at the dawn of the early morning, He shall call us one by one, When to the Lord we restore our talents, Will He answer you– “Well done”?
3. Have we been true to the trust He left us? Do we seek to do our best? If in our hearts there is naught condemns us, We shall have a glorious rest.