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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Can he count on you

Can he count on you

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Can he count on you]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Can He count on you
In the testing time?
Will you prove your worth
By a faith sublime?
Will you stand for Him
Where another fails?
Will your courage last
When the foe assails?

Refrain:
Can He count on you?
Can He count on you?
‘Tis the Lord who calls
For the brave and true.
Can He count on you,
Can He count on you,
Will you stand the test?
Will you do your best?
Can He count on you?

2 Can He count on you
When there’s need for one
Who will choose the right
And the evil shun?
Will you turn away
From the tempter’s lure?
When the weak must fail
Will your strength endure? [Refrain]

3 Can He count on you
When there’s much to fear?
When the perils grow
And the foe draws near?
Where the need is great,
Will He find you there?
With a loyal heart
Will you do and dare? [Refrain]

Source: The Kingdom of Praise #22

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Can he count on you
Author: Birdie Bell
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Excelsior Hymnal #52

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The Kingdom of Praise #22

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