Be thou faithful

How goes the battle, brother

Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Priscilla J. Owens

Owens, Priscilla Jane, was born July 21, 1829, of Scotch and Welsh descent, and is now (1906) resident at Baltimore, where she is engaged in public-school work. For 50 years Miss Owen has interested herself in Sunday-school work, and most of her hymns were written for children's services. Her hymn in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, "We have heard a joyful sound" (Missions), was written for a Sunday-school Mission Anniversary, and the words were adapted to the chorus "Vive le Roi" in the opera The Huguenots. [Rev. James Bonar, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How goes the battle, brother
Title: Be thou faithful
Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Refrain First Line: Be faithful, O be faithful

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Bells #d46
Gospel Bells #d46
Gospel Bells: a collection of new and popular songs for the use of Sabbath schools and gospel meetings #44Page Scan
Gospel Melodies #d53
Songs for Christ and the Church: a collection of songs for the use of Christian endeavor societies, sunday-schools, and other church events #14Page Scan
Songs of Redeeming Love (No. 2) #18Page Scan
The Royal Fountain No.3: sacred songs and hymns for use in Sabbath-school or prayer meeting #8Page Scan
The Sabbath School Queen #d27
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