When Your Heart is Right with God

In the battles of your life you never shall defeated be

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [In the battles of your life you never shall defeated be]
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Rv Haldor Lillenas DMus Norway/USA 1885-1959. Born at Stord, near Bergen, Norway, his father sold their 15 acre farm in Norway and emigrated to the U.S., buying a farm in Colton, SD. After he built a sod house, the family (wife and three chldren) also came to SD in 1887. They moved to Astoria, Oregon in 1889, where Lillenas learned English and began writing song lyrics at an early age. In 1900 the family moved again to Roseville, MN, where he worked as a farm laborer and began attending a Lutheran high school at Hawick, MN. He sold a few songs at age 19. At age 21 he began writing more songs, encouraged by some earlier ones becoming popular (“He set me free” was one). His mother died in 1906 and his father returned to ND, but Li… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the battles of your life you never shall defeated be
Title: When Your Heart is Right with God
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: If your heart is right with God
Copyright: Public Domain

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Offering of Praise #d88

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #17

The Gospel Message No. 1. Special ed. #d56

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #64

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