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Climb Higher

Does sin beset your daily path

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Does sin beset your daily path]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Does sin beset your daily path,
Until your courage fails?
O Christian, pray and wrestle ‘til
Your faith o’er all prevails.

Climb higher and higher, until the heights you view,
Press onward and upward, your strength renew;
Climb higher and higher and reach your heart’s desire,
O Christian, claim your blessing,
Climb higher and higher.

2 Be not content until you win
The blessing meant for you;
For God has promised and you know
His word is ever true. [Refrain]

3 If in the watches of the night
Your form is racked with pain;
Let faith perform her willing task
And give you strength again. [Refrain]

4 Climb higher, Christian, ‘til your soul
With Christ shall be as one;
Nor be content until He speaks
Thy glorious vict’ry won. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #19

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Does sin beset your daily path
Title: Climb Higher
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Climb higher and higher, until the heights you view
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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