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I've found the secret of success

I've found the secret of success

Author: Ruth Tracy
Tune: O TANNENBAUM (German)
Published in 3 hymnals

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1. I’ve found the secret of success,
’Tis holding, ’tis holding on;
The way to every blessedness,
’Tis holding, ’tis holding on;
Our warfare may be hard and fierce,
Oft Satan’s arrows wound and pierce,
But still we get more smiles than tears
By holding on, by holding on.

2. Have you your fighting just begun?
Keep holding on, keep holding on;
The hardest battles have been won
By holding on, by holding on.
Though you may meet with runaways
Who mourn their weakness half their days,
Yet you can gain eternal praise
By holding on, by holding on.

3. If full salvation you would gain,
Keep holding on, keep holding on;
To conquer sins that bring you pain,
Keep holding on, keep holding on.
God loves to give the better part,
Not unto those who only start,
But those who seek with all their heart,
And then in faith keep holding on.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2781

Author: Ruth Tracy

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First Line: I've found the secret of success
Author: Ruth Tracy

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The Cyber Hymnal #2781
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The Cyber Hymnal #2781

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #806

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