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The truth shall win

God's truth is like a hammer

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [God's truth is like a hammer]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 God’s truth is like a hammer,
That rocks asunder breaks,
Before it error’s mountains must crumble and must quake;
It marches on to vict’ry tho’ trampled in the dust,
Yet, truth shall win forevermore, it must, it must, it must!

God’s truth shall win at last, as bread on waters cast;
It will return it will return, it will return some day,
Then forward to the fight,
Dispelling error’s night,
O praise the Lord forevermore,
The Truth shall win at last.

2 They say there’s no Creator;
That earth sung into space,
And by its own attractions, it chanced to take its place;
But God is its creator, His word shall never rust,
And truth shall win forevermore, it must, it must, it must! [Refrain]

3 They say our Lord and Savior
Was human, not Divine,
His life but an example, a guiding star to shine;
But there is full atonement, when in His blood we trust,
The truth shall win forevermore, it must, it must, it must! [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #102

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God's truth is like a hammer
Title: The truth shall win
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: God's truth shall win at last



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Calvary's Praises #102

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The King of Glory #102

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