We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

Faith will win the victory

Have you met sin's mighty host in stern array

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Have you met sin’s mighty host in stern array]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Have you met sin’s mighty host in stern array?
Have you grown faint-hearted in the fearful fray?
Do the pow’rs of evil seem to gain the day?
Faith will win the vict’ry ev’ry time.

Faith will stand amid the wreck of time,
Faith unto eternal glories climb;
Only count the premise true
And the Lord will stand by you;
Faith will win the vict’ry ev’ry time.

2 All the ills that vex you Jesus’ blood can cure;
Be thou brave and hopeful, steadfast to endure;
For Jehovah’s promise standeth firm and sure.
Faith will win the vict’ry ev’ry time. [Refrain]

3 Ne’er give o’er the struggle; valiant be and true;
God is strong to conquer, and your foes subdue;
And the fi’ry furnace He will walk with you.
Faith will win the vict’ry ev’ry time. [Refrain]

4 O there’s naught but blessing Father waits to give,
And there’s naught but blessing we can e’er receive
If we fully trust Him and His word believe.
Faith will win the vict’ry ev’ry time. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Full Salvation #58

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you met sin's mighty host in stern array
Title: Faith will win the victory
Author: Thoro Harris
Refrain First Line: Faith will stand amid the wreck of time
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Carols of Truth #d51

Gems of Love #d28

Gospel Songs #d41

Helpful Hymns suitable for all religious services #d41

Notes of Gold #d44

Revival Flame, Bosworth Campaign Special #d36

Songs of Full Salvation #d50

TextAudioPage Scan

Songs of Full Salvation #58

Songs of Power. Rev. #d66

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.