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Yield Not to Temptation

Author: H. R. P. Appears in 645 hymnals Refrain First Line: Ask the Savior to help you Lyrics: 1 Yield not to temptation, For yielding is sin, Each ... Topics: Temptation-Trial Used With Tune: [Yield not to temptation]

When Trials and Temptations

Author: Abram Metzler Meter: D with refrain Appears in 7 hymnals First Line: When trials and temptations Around thee darkly flow Refrain First Line: There is sweet rest in heav'n Topics: Edification and Encouragement Scripture: 2 Timothy 2:12 Used With Tune: BE NOT AFRAID

Jesus Only

Author: W. I. Coburn Appears in 2 hymnals First Line: When temptation fierce assails Refrain First Line: Jesus only, this my plea Used With Tune: [When temptation fierce assails]


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Composer: William H. Doane, 1832-1915 Meter: with refrain Appears in 178 hymnals Tune Key: A Flat Major Incipit: 51321 21561 76165 Used With Text: Take the Name of Jesus with You
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Composer: Charles C. Converse, 1832-1918 Meter: D Appears in 448 hymnals Tune Key: F Major Incipit: 55653 11651 31532 Used With Text: What a Friend We Have in Jesus
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Meter: Appears in 266 hymnals Tune Sources: Musikalisches Handbuch, Hamburg, 1690; alt. 1990 Tune Key: B Flat Major Incipit: 51566 54334 32554 Used With Text: O Splendor of God's Glory Bright


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Yield Not to Temptation

Author: H. R. P. Hymnal: Timeless Truths #157 Meter: First Line: Yield not to temptation, for yielding is sin Refrain First Line: Ask the Savior to help you Lyrics: 1 Yield not to temptation, for yielding is sin; Each ... Topics: Warfare Scripture: James 4:7 Tune Title: [Yield not to temptation, for yielding is sin]
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Yield Not to Temptation

Author: H. R. P. Hymnal: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #112 (1908) Refrain First Line: Ask the Savior to help you Lyrics: 1 Yield not to temptation, For yielding is sin, Each ... Topics: Temptation-Trial Tune Title: [Yield not to temptation]
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Yield Not To Temptation.

Author: H. R. Palmer Hymnal: Victory Songs #305 (1920) First Line: Yield not to temptation Refrain First Line: Ask the Saviour to help you Lyrics: 1 Yield not to temptation, For yielding is sin; Each ... Topics: Trial (Temptation) Languages: English Tune Title: [Yield not to temptation]


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Norman E. Johnson

1928 - 1983 Person Name: Norman Johnson, 1928- Arranger of "[Yield not to temptation]" in Revival Hymns and Choruses

B. D. Ackley

1872 - 1958 Person Name: Bentley DeForest Ackley Composer of "[My faith temptation shall not move]" in The Cyber Hymnal Bentley DeForrest Ackley was born 27 September 1872 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the brother of A. H. Ackley. In his early years, he traveled with his father and his father's band. He learned to play several musical instruments. By the age of 16, after the family had moved to New York, he began to play the organ for churches. He married Bessie Hill Morley on 20 December 1893. In 1907 he joined the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team as secretary/pianist. He worked for and traveled with the Billy Sunday organization for 8 years. He also worked as an editor for the Homer Rodeheaver publishing company. He composed more than 3000 tunes. He died 3 September 1958 in Winona Hills, Indiana at the age of 85 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana, near his friend Homer Rodeheaver. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley)

H. R. Palmer

1834 - 1907 Person Name: Horatio R. Palmer Author of "Yield Not to Temptation" in Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In America its use is extensive. Dr. Palmer's degree was conferred by the University of Chicago in 1880. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) =============== Palmer, H. R., p. 877, i. The hymn "Would you gain the best in life" (Steadfastness), in the Congregational Sunday School Supplement, 1891, the Council School Hymn Book, 1905, and others, is by this author. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


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Small Church Music

Editors: H. R. Palmer Description: The SmallChurchMusic site was commenced in 2006 grew out of the requests from those struggling to provide suitable music for their services and meetings. Rev. Clyde McLennan was ordained in mid 1960’s and was a pastor in many small Australian country areas, and therefore was acutely aware of this music problem. Having also been trained as a Pipe Organist, recordings on site (which are a subset of the site) are all actually played by Clyde, and also include piano and piano with organ versions. All recordings are in MP3 format. Churches all around the world use the recordings, with downloads averaging over 60,000 per month. The recordings normally have an introduction, several verses and a slowdown on the last verse. Users are encouraged to use software: Audacity ( or Song Surgeon ( (see for more information) to adjust the MP3 number of verses, tempo and pitch to suit their local needs. Copyright notice: Rev. Clyde McLennan, performer in this collection, has assigned his performer rights in this collection to Non-commercial use of these recordings is permitted. For permission to use them for any other purposes, please contact Home/Music( List SongsAlphabetically List Songsby Meter List Songs byTune Name About  

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary

Publication Date: 2007 Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI: Christian Classics Ethereal Library


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