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Can You Stand?

Can you stand unmoved, my brother, in the holiness of Christ?

Author: Charles Price Jones
Tune: [Can you stand unmoved, my brother, in the holiness of Christ?]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Can you stand unmoved, my brother, in the holiness of Christ?
Can you hold with happy boldness to the truths by men despised?
Can you make a strong contention for the glory of the Lord?
Can you stand, despite the ridicule of those who hate the Word.

Refrain:
Can you stand? can you stand?
With the army of redemption, can you stand?
Can you boldly make the fight,
trusting in the Spirit's might?
When the battle fiercely rages, can you stand?

2 Can you stand against reproaches, 'neath the banner of the skies,
When the enemies of holiness on ev'ry side arise?
When your wealth and friends are flying, can you still with firmness stand?
Can you yet cleave fast to Jesus and His separated band? [Refrain]

3 If you stand, a crown of glory Jesus Christ will give to you,
And an everlasting mansion in the Holy City too;
O my brother, let's be faithful to our Saviour till we die;
We shall find a blissful rest with Him in glory by and by. [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #239

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Can you stand unmoved, my brother, in the holiness of Christ?
Title: Can You Stand?
Author: Charles Price Jones
Refrain First Line: Can you stand? can you stand?
Copyright: Public Domain

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His Fullness Songs #239

Jesus Only, Songs and Hymns #d19

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