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Have you entered the race for the prize

Have you entered the race for the prize

Author: M. L. Herr
Tune: [Have you entered the race for the prize, my brother]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Have you entered the race for the prize, my brother,
For the crown of immortal life?
Do you earnestly run for the goal, my brother?
Are you fearless amid earth’s strife?

Let your light shine out clean and bright, my brother,
As you travel thro’ darkness and doubt;
There are shadows that you may dispel, my brother;
Jesus says, Let your light shine out.

2 Does the pathway seem tedious and lone, my brother,
Are you weary, perplexed or faint?
Be courageous, for Christ is at hand, my brother,
To deliver each burdened saint. [Refrain]

3 There are pilgrims who need kindly words, my brother,
Like our Lord, let us cheer and bless;
Any season, or place we can serve, my brother,
Surely makes our own burden less. [Refrain]

4 Time for winning the prize, is but short, my brother,
Then so run that you may obtain;
Keep your eyes fixed on Jesus alone, my brother;
He will make all your pathway plain. [Refrain]

5 Then be vigilant, loyal, and firm, my brother,
For the enemy lies in wait;
Ever wear the whole armor of God, my brother,
And your victory will be great. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10264

Author: M. L. Herr

Late 19th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you entered the race for the prize
Author: M. L. Herr
Refrain First Line: Let your light shine out clean and bright



The Cyber Hymnal #10264
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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