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Give up all for Jesus, weary child

Author: Franklin E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

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First Line: Give up all for Jesus, weary child
Author: Franklin E. Belden

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Sunday School #d58

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #168

Our Best Endeavor #d38

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Pearly Portals for the Sabbath School #121

The Calvary Hymnal for Sunday School, Prayer Meeting and Church Service #d72

The Dominion Hymnal #d67

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