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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)

Christ Would Have Us Brave

Christ would have us brave, for courage he supplies

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [Christ would have us brave]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Christ would have us brave,
For courage He supplies,
Fears depart from ev’ry heart
That on His strength relies.

We would have us joyous day by day,
With a joy that e’er will shine,
He will guide and cheer, as a Friend so dear,
With His comradeship divine.
We will be brave, aye brave
With allegiance loyal aye;
Hope He gave, when we sought His chosen way.
We will be strong, aye strong,
As His will we strive to do,
To the Christ Who guide,
Whose help abides,
We will be true!

2 Christ would have us strong,
We have His promised word,
Strength and pow’r for ev’ry hour
Is given by our Lord. [Chorus]

3 Christ would have us true,
Unfalt’ring, faithful still,
Take His cross, count gain as loss,
Obedient to His will. [Chorus]

Source: Gloria in Excelsis #158

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ would have us brave, for courage he supplies
Title: Christ Would Have Us Brave
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: We would have us joyous day by day
Publication Date: 1931
Copyright: © 1931 by Hall-Mack Co.



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Gloria in Excelsis #158

Hymns of Assurance, Containing 50 New Gospel Songs #d9

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