As Jesus was standing on Olivet's hill

As Jesus was standing on Olivet's hill

Author: George Bennard
Tune: [As Jesus was standing on Olivet's hill]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 As Jesus was standing on Olivet’s hill,
And with Him His own faithful few,
He said “Don’t depart from the city until
The fire shall fall upon you.”

Pray till the victory comes,
Pray till the victory comes;
Pray through, pray through,
The fire will fall upon you.

2 One hundred and twenty obeyed His command,
And tarried in His blessed name;
While in one accord, and believing His word,
The fiery baptism came. [Refrain]

3 “Just take it by faith,” you will hear many say,
And faith we must have, it is true;
But please don’t forget, the price must be paid,
If the fire would fall on you. [Refrain]

4 Now, brother, if you will give Jesus your all,
And do what He wants you to do,
He’ll grant your desire, and this very hour
The fire will fall upon you. [Refrain]

Source: Revival Melodies #60

Author: George Bennard

George Bennard (1873-1958) was born in Youngstown, OH. When he was a child the family moved to Albia, Iowa. He served with the Salvation Army in Iowa for several years before he was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His hymn "Speak, my Lord" appears in Triumphant Service Songs (Chicago: Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co., 1934). He wrote words and tune for his best known hymn "The Old Rugged Cross" in 1913. Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: As Jesus was standing on Olivet's hill
Author: George Bennard
Refrain First Line: Pray till the victory comes



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Heart and Life Songs #d9

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Revival Melodies #60

Sweet Songs of Salvation #d4

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