Look Away to Jesus

Representative Text

1 Look away to Jesus,
Soldier in the fight;
When the battle thickens
Keep thine armor bright.

2 Tho’ thy foes be many,
Tho’ thy strength be small,
Look away to Jesus,
He shall conquer all.

3 Look away to Jesus,
‘Mid the toil and heat;
Soon will come the resting
At the Master’s feet.

4 For the guests are bidden,
And the feast is spread
Look away to Jesus,
In his footsteps tread.

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #220

Author: Henry Burton

Rv Alfred Henry Burton DD United Kingdom 1840-1930. Born at Swannington, Leicestershire, he emigrated with family to America and became a student at Beloit College, WI, graduating with honours. After a pastorate in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Monroe, WI, he returned to England and entered the Wesleyan Ministry in 1865. He married Ellen Pearse. He then ministered mostly in Lanca-shire and London. Published works include ”Gleanings in the gospels:, “Wayside songs”, “St. Luke in Expositor's Bible”. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Look away to Jesus soldier in the fight
Title: Look Away to Jesus
Author: Henry Burton
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Devotional Songs #184

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