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I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes

I will lift up mine eyes to the mountains

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [I will lift up mine eyes to the mountains]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I will lift up mine eyes to the mountains,
For my help surely comes from the Lord;
I will drink of His rivers and fountains,
I will feed on His excellent word.

Chorus:
Lift up thine eyes unto the mountains,
For all thy help must come from the Lord;
Drink of His streams and crystal bright fountains,
Flowing so free from His excellent word.

2 He will guard me from stumbling or falling,
For He’s always my Keeper and Guide;
In temptations and trials appalling,
He will ever be there by my side. [Chorus]

3 Lo, the sun shall not smite me nor harm me,
For the Lord is my shade ev’rywhere;
And the tempter can never disarm me,
But the crown of the victor I’ll wear. [Chorus]

4 And the Lord will protect me from danger,
He will ever be keeping my soul;
And in heaven I shall be no stranger,
While the years of eternity roll. [Chorus]


Source: Light and Life Songs No. 2 #134

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

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First Line: I will lift up mine eyes to the mountains
Title: I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lift up thine eyes unto the mountains
Publication Date: 1914
Copyright: Public Domain

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Light and Life Songs No. 2 #134

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