Never surrender, our watchword today

Never surrender, our watchword today

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Never surrender!—our watchword today]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Never surrender!—our watchword today;
We will be true to the Lord alway;
For he is worthy the service we give,
He has redeemed us,—for him we will live.

Never surrender, never!
Loyal to Jesus ever!
Doing and daring,
With Jesus sharing
The kingdom of glory for aye.

2 Never surrender, tho’ legions of foes
Rise in their might and our ways oppose;
Jesus is filling our vision today,
And we’ll be true ev’ry step of the way. [Refrain]

3 Never surrender! press on to the end,
Christ is a Savior who will defend;
Under the shadow of his mighty wing,
Never surrender, but fight for the King. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #141

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

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First Line: Never surrender, our watchword today
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Copyright: Public Domain



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