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Dare to Be a Daniel!

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Dare to be a Moses!
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known!

Dare to be an Esther!
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known!

Dare to be a Daniel!*
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known!

* Additional Bible names:
Noah, Joseph, Rahab, Hannah,
David, Mary, Peter, Stephen

Author (st. 3): Philip P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Dare to be a Moses
Title: Dare to Be a Daniel!
Author (st. 3): Philip P. Bliss (1873)
Source: stanzas 1-2, traditional
Publication Date: 1995
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1995.

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