157 - We know not the hour
 
1 We know not the hour of the Master's appearing,
Yet signs all foretell that the moment is nearing
When He shall return — 'tis a promise most cheering —
But we know not the hour.
 
Refrein He will come (He will come), let us watch and be ready;
He will come (He will come), hallelujah! hallelujah!
He will come in the clouds of His Father's bright glory —
But we know not the hour.
 
2 There's light for the wise who are seeking salvation,
There's truth in the Book of divine revelation —
Each prophecy points to the great consummation —
But we know not the hour.
 
3 We'll watch and we'll pray, with our lamps trimmed and burning,
We'll work and we'll wait till the Master's returning,
We'll sing and rejoice, every omen discerning —
But we know not the hour.

Tekst: Franklin E. Belden
Muziek: Franklin E. Belden
Nederlandse vertaling: Bundel Johan de Heer - lied 260 - Wij weten het uur niet, dat Jezus ziet keren
Schrift: Matteüs 24:42