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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

Burton, H. In I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878, the hymns, "Come, for the feast is spread," (The Gospel Invitation), and "Look away to Jesus" (Looking unto Jesus) are attributed to the "Rev. H. Burton” --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Look away to Jesus soldier in the fight
Title: Look away to Jesus
Author: Henry Burton

Timeline

Instances

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Carols of Joy #68

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Devotional Songs #184

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Glorious Praise #220

Precious Jewels of Sacred Song #d144

Song Evangel #d86

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Songs of Redemption and Praise. Rev. #S31

The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d333

The Centennial Hymnal #d222

The Chord #d67

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