Falter not, falter not in the battle

Falter not, falter not in the battle

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Falter not, falter not in the battle for the Lord]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Falter not, falter not in the battle for the Lord,
Carry on, carry on!
Strength to fight for the right He has promised in His word.
Carry on, carry on!

Refrain:
Carry on, carry on!
For the right win the day,
Ere the time for vict’ry shall be gone,
Carry on, carry on, carry on!

2 Do not stay on the way, there are battles to be won,
Carry on, carry on!
Hasten on, ever on, for the day will soon be done,
Carry on, carry on! [Refrain]

3 Those who fall send a call to the brave who still remain,
Carry on, carry on!
In the work of the Lord we shall labor not in vain,
Carry on, carry on! [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #15

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: Falter not, falter not in the battle
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Carry on, carry on, For the right win the day



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