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Christian soul, be not afraid

Christian soul, be not afraid

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Christian soul be not afraid]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Christian soul be not afraid,
Let thy heart be undismayed;
Christ, thy Lord, for thee hath pray’d
That thy faith fail not.

Refrain:
Let thy faith fail not,
Let thy faith fail not,
All the way,
Night or day,
Let thy faith fail not.

2 Tho’ life’s storms be fierce and wild,
To God’s will be reconciled,
He will not desert His child,
Let thy faith fail not. [Refrain]

3 Do thy pray’rs unanswer’d wait?
Trust Him early, trust Him late,
God will yet unlock the gate,
Let thy faith fail not. [Refrain]

4 Do thy best the race to run,
Then at last, when sets life’s sun,
God will say to thee, “Well done,”
If thy faith fail not. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #87

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christian soul, be not afraid
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Let thy faith fail not

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Gospel Gems Number 1 #87

Hymns of Worship and Praise #d20

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The Kingdom of Praise #116

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