The Victory Is Nigh

Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas

Lillenas, Bertha Mae (nee Wilson). (?--1945). First wife of Haldor Lillenas, mother of their two children. Ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Evangelist, singer, and composer, as well as artist at the piano. Deets Pacific Bible College, Los Angeles (later Pasadena College). With his husband, pastored churches at Lompoc and Pomona, California; Auburn, Illinois; Peniel, Texas; Redlands, Calif.; and Indianapolis, Indiana. She often preached. She had a gift for writing songs easy to sing on powerful gospel themes. Sing she was a contralto, she wrote most numbers in a low key. The words to one of her best-known songs, "Jesus Took My Burden," were sent to Haldor Lillenas to be set to music, but the musical setting he wrote visited v… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: March on,M march on, ye soldiers of the cross
Title: The Victory Is Nigh
Author: Bertha Mae Lillenas
Language: English
Refrain First Line: March on, march on, O church of God
Copyright: © 1934 by Homer A. Rodeheaver

Instances

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Reformed Press Hymnal: an all around hymn book which will meet the requirements of every meeting where Christians gather for praise #127
Triumphant Service Songs #127
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