Conquerors through the blood

Conquerors and overcomers now are we

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [Conquerors and overcomers now are we]
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Conquerors and overcomers now are we,
Thro’ the precious blood of Christ we've victory,
If the Lord be for us, we can never fail;
Nothing 'gainst his mighty pow'r can e'er prevail.

Conquerors are we, thro’ the blood, thro’ the blood;
God will give us victory, thro’ the blood, thro’ the blood,
Thro’ the Lamb for sinners slain,
Yet who lives and reigns again,
More than conquerors are we,
More than conquerors are we.

2 In the name of Israel's God we'll onward press,
Overcoming sin and all unrighteousness;
Not to us, but unto him the praise shall be,
For salvation and for blood-bought victory. [Refrain]

3 Unto him that overcometh shall be giv’n
Here to eat of hidden manna sent from heav'n;
Over yonder he the victor's palm shall bear,
And a robe of white, and golden crown shall wear. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #16

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Conquerors and overcomers now are we
Title: Conquerors through the blood
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Conquerors are we, through the blood



Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

Cross and Crown Hymnal, 3rd ed. #d66

Glorious Gospel Hymns #459

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Gospel Praises #82

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Hosannas to the King #16

Hymns of Grace and Glory #d30

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New Songs of the Old Faith #2

Praise and Worship #395

Praise and Worship #395

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Redemption Songs #893

Songs of Praise and Power #d41

Songs of Praise and Victory. Pentecostal ed. #d19

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Songs of the Century #165

Songs of the Living Way #d14

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #97

The Gospel Message No. 1. Special ed. #d17

The Message in Song Nos. 1 & 2 #d32

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The Old Story in Song #16

The Soul Winner. Rev. #d19

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