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Buckle on the armor

Life is one continued battle

Author: C. Jay Smith
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Life is one continued battle,
Never ended, never o’er;
And the Christian’s path to glory
Is a conflict evermore.

2 Christian, buckle on thine armor!
Let thy faith unshaken be;
Fight the fight—all heav’n shall greet thee
In the hour of victory!

3 Satan ever watches round him,
Seeks to find the weakest part,
And in moments most unheeded
Quickly throws his fiery dart.

4 If, perchance, thy heart grows weary
With the struggle and the fight,
If the day seems dark and dreary,
Look beyond, where all is bright.

5 Be the light but faint and feeble,
It shall guide thee evermore;
And at ev’ry battle leave thee
Stronger than thou wast before.

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #63

Author: C. Jay Smith

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Text Information

First Line: Life is one continued battle
Title: Buckle on the armor
Author: C. Jay Smith
Refrain First Line: Christian, buckle on thy armor



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The Cyber Hymnal #11942TextScoreAudio
Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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