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Dare to be brave, dare to be true

Dare to be brave, dare to be true

Author: W. J. Rooper
Tune: COURAGE (Hume)
Published in 80 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1 Dare to be brave, dare to be true,
Strive for the right, for the Lord is with you;
Fight with sin bravely, fight and be strong,
Christ is your Captain, fear only what’s wrong.

Fight then, good soldiers, fight and be brave,
Christ is your Captain, mighty to save.

2 Dare to be brave, dare to be true,
God is your Father, He watches o’er you;
He knows your trials; when your heart quails,
Call Him to rescue,--His grace never fails. [Chorus]

3 Dare to be brave, dare to be true;
God grant you courage to carry you through;
Try to help others, ever be kind;
Let the opprest a strong friend in you find. [Chorus]

Source: Concordia: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs #232

Author: W. J. Rooper

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Text Information

First Line: Dare to be brave, dare to be true
Author: W. J. Rooper
Refrain First Line: Fight then, good soldiers



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