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G. W. Martin, 1828 - 81, Harmonized by Sullivan

1 A few more years shall roll,   2 A few more suns shall set
    A few more seasons come,       O’er these dark hills of time,
  And we shall be with those that rest     And we shall be where suns are not,
    Asleep within the tomb:       A far serener clime:
  Then, O my Lord, prepare     Then, O my Lord, prepare
    My soul for that great day;       My soul for that great day;
  O wash me in Thy precious Blood,     O wash me in Thy precious Blood,
    And take my sins away.       And take my sins away.
             
3 A few more storms shall beat   4 A few more struggles here,
    On this wild rocky shore,       A few more partings o’er,
  And we shall be where tempests cease,     A few more toils, a few more tears,
    And surges swell no more:       And we shall weep no more:
  Then, O my Lord, prepare     Then, O my Lord, prepare
    My soul for that great day;       My soul for that great day;
  O wash me in Thy precious Blood,     O wash me in Thy precious Blood,
    And take my sins away.       And take my sins away.

5 ’Tis but a little while
    And He shall come again,
  Who died that we might live, Who lives
    That we with Him may reign:
  Then, O my Lord, prepare
    My soul for that great day;
  O wash me in Thy precious Blood,
    And take my sins away. Amen.

Horatius Bonar, 1856..

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