Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning

Keep your lamps trimmed and burning

Tune: KEEP YOUR LAMPS
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Keep your lamps trimmed an burning,
keep your lamps trimmed and burning,
keep your lamps trimmed and burning,
for the time is drawing nigh.

Refrain:
Children, don't grow weary,
children, don't grow weary,
children, don't grow weary,
for the time is drawing nigh.

2 Darker midnight lies before us,
darker midnight lies before us,
darker midnight lies before us,
for the time is drawing nigh. [Refrain]

3 Lo, the morning soon is breaking,
lo, the morning soon is breaking,
lo, the morning soon is breaking,
for the time is drawing nigh. [Refrain]

4 Christian, journey soon be over,
christian, journey soon be over,
christian, journey soon be over,
for the time is drawing nigh. [Refrain]

5 Keep your lamps trimmed an burning,
keep your lamps trimmed and burning,
keep your lamps trimmed and burning,
for the time is drawing nigh. [Refrain]

Singing the New Testament, 2008

Text Information

First Line: Keep your lamps trimmed and burning
Title: Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning
Source: African American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Children, don't grow weary

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