Hold the foursquare fortress firm 'tis the testing day

Hold the foursquare fortress firm 'tis the testing day

Author: Aimee Semple McPherson
Tune: [Hold the Foursquare Fortress firm]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Aimee Semple McPherson

McPherson, Aimee Elizabeth Kennedy Semple. (Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, October 9, 1890--September 26, 1944, Oakland, California). Foursquare. With no formal education beyond high school this remarkable and controversial woman founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel denomination. Pentacostalist missionary to China, 1917; itinerant Pentacostalist preacher in U.S. 1918-1923; pastor of Angelus Temple (Foursquare), Los Angeles, Calif. 1923-1944. Author of books on the Foursquare Church and composer of five oratorios. Evangelistic zeal is evident in her many published hymns. Full length biographical studies: Thomas, Lately. (1970). Storming heaven : the lives and turmoils of Minnie Kennedy and Aimee Semple McPherson. New Yo… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hold the foursquare fortress firm 'tis the testing day
Author: Aimee Semple McPherson
Refrain First Line: Preach the word, preach the word

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Foursquare Hymnal #d82

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #d49

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #241

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