Let no man take thy crown

Hold fast that thou hast

Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Tune: [Hold fast that thou hast]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hold fast what thou hast!
Cling to truth until the last!
All Heav’n is looking down;
For God and the right
With a mighty courage fight,
"Let no man take thy crown!"

Hold fast! Hold fast!
All Heav’n is looking down;
Hold fast! Hold fast! Hold fast!
"Let no man take thy crown!"

2 Hold fast what thou hast!
Tho’ the skies be overcast,
And storm clouds darkly frown;
Be brave and be true,
Never fear to dare and do!
"Let no man take thy crown!" [Refrain]

3 Hold fast what thou hast!
Hear the trumpet’s mighty blast!
Stand firm! be not cast down!
Strife will not be long,
Soon we’ll hear the victor’s song,
"Let no man take thy crown!" [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13712

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hold fast that thou hast
Title: Let no man take thy crown
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hold fast! Hold fast!
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #13712
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The Cyber Hymnal #13712

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