Keep Looking Unto Jesus

Keep looking unto Jesus as we march along

Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Tune: [Keep looking unto Jesus] (Kirkpatrick)
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Keep looking unto Jesus as we march along,
Keep looking unto Jesus all the day,
When our hopes are steadfast and our hearts are strong,
We can tread the narrow way.

Keep looking unto Jesus, looking unto Jesus,
Looking unto Jesus ev’ry day.
Till our cares grow lighter and our hopes grow brighter,
And our sorrows flee away.

2 Keep looking unto Jesus with the night around,
Keep looking unto Jesus, Star and Sun.
We shall yet behold him with full glory crowned,
When the final vict’ry’s won. [Refrain]

3 Keep looking unto Jesus when the storms are out,
Keep looking unto Jesus, sorely tried;
We shall win the battle with a song and shout;
We shall find new strength supplied. [Refrain]

4 Keep looking unto Jesus, Author of our faith,
Keep looking unto Jesus as we move,
We shall share his triumph over sin and death,
We shall reign with him above. [Refrain]

Source: Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #45

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: Keep looking unto Jesus as we march along
Title: Keep Looking Unto Jesus
Author: Priscilla J. Owens
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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