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Keep your lamps

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.

Ref.: 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.

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.

4) Christian, journey soon be over,
christian, journey soon be over,
christian, journey soon be over,
for the time is drawing nigh.

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.

Den Liedtext und Noten findet man in folgenden Liederbüchern:

  Cover Nummer Noten
3 voices Band 2 228 Bestellen
Singt das Lied der Lieder 3 40 Bestellen
The Oxford Book of Spirituals 147 Bestellen