God Helping Me, I'll Stand

A worthy soldier I would be

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [A worthy soldier I would be]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 A worthy soldier I would be
Of Christ, who gave himself for me,
Obeying his command;
And with the gospel shield and sword,
For truth and right, with Christ my Lord,
God helping me, I'll stand.

God helping me, I'll stand,
With his unyielding band;
All times and ev'rywhere for Christ,
God helping me, I'll stand.

2 When over me shall grandly wave
The banner of the martyred brave,
God's faithful, steadfast band,
Beneath which none e'er fought in vain,
All foes and dangers I'll disdain;
God helping me, I'll stand. [Chorus]

3 Tho' I be weary in the fight,
And Satan's legions, in their spite,
Attack on ev'ry hand,
I'll stand by Christ, my faithful Friend,
And steadily unto the end,
God helping me, I'll stand. [Chorus]

Source: The Gospel Hymn Book: a collection of new and standard hymns for Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies, Gospel and Social Meetings #3

Author: William C. Martin

Rv William Clark Martin USA 1864-1914. Born at Hightstown, NJ, he graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, PA. He became minister of the Grace Baptist Church, Camden, NJ,(1891-1894); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, CT (1894-1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Seymour, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, IN (1904-1909); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, MA (1909-1912); and First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, FL (1912-1914). In 1891 he married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox, and they had at least three children (no names found). He penned many hymn lyrics. He died of heart failure at his farm in Rialto, FL.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A worthy soldier I would be
Title: God Helping Me, I'll Stand
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: God helping me, I'll stand
Copyright: Public Domain



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