Be loyal to the Master (Hewitt)

Be loyal to the Master (Hewitt)

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Be loyal to the Master]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Be loyal to the Master,
Who gave His life for you;
In peril and disaster,
Be faithful, brave and true.

Refrain:
Be loyal to Jesus;
Uphold His banner ev’rywhere;
Be loyal to Jesus;
Be strong in Him to do and dare;
When fierce the battle rages,
Just trust the God of ages;
Good service bring;
His glory sing;
Be loyal to your King.

2 Be loyal where He needs you,
Thro’ sunshine or thro’ rain;
And follow where He leads you,
In pleasure, or in pain. [Refrain]

3 Half-hearted measures scorning,
Stand steadfast in His might,
And help to bring the morning,
The day with vict’ry bright. [Refrain]

4 Be loyal, though around you,
The pow’rs of evil throng;
His angel guards surround you;
His strength shall be your song. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #235

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Be loyal to the Master (Hewitt)
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Be loyal to Jesus
Publication Date: 1922
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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