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Pray, brethren, pray!

By Matthew Parkinson

Key
A minor
Time signature
4
4
Composed
2019
Text
Horatius Bonar,

Text

Pray, brethren, pray!
The sands are falling;
Pray, brethren, pray!
God's voice is calling.
Yon turret strikes the dying chime;
We kneel upon the verge of time.
Eternity is drawing nigh!
Eternity is drawing nigh!

Watch, brethren, watch!
The years are dying;
Watch, brethren, watch!
Old time is flying.
Watch as men watch the parting breath;
Watch as men watch for life or death.
Eternity is drawing nigh!
Eternity is drawing nigh!

Look, brethren, look!
The day is breaking;
Hark, brethren, hark!
The dead are waking.
With girded loins all ready stand,
Behold, the Bridegroom is at hand.
Eternity is drawing nigh!
Eternity is drawing nigh!