Dare to Be True

Dare to be true if the tempter assail

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [Dare to be true if the tempter assail]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Dare to be true if the tempter assail,
Firmness of purpose o’er sin shall prevail;
Trust in the Lord and thy strength shall not fail,
Dare to be firm and true.

Refrain:
Dare, O dare to be true,
Mighty tho’ Satan’s art,
Trust in the Lord,
He will strengthen thy heart,
Dare to be firm and true.

2 Dare to be true tho’ thou standest alone,
Dare to be true till the vict’ry is won;
Till from thy side the dark tempter has flown,
Dare to be firm and true. [Refrain]

3 Dare to be true for the Saviour has said
“I will be with thee—O be not afraid,”
Trusting in Him thou canst not be dismay’d,
Dare to be firm and true. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #28

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

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First Line: Dare to be true if the tempter assail
Title: Dare to Be True
Author: Alice Jean Cleator

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