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O Christian, speed thee on thy way

O Christian, speed thee on thy way

Author: John Henry Yates
Tune: [O Christian, speed thee on thy way]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 O Christian, speed thee on thy way,
Lay every burden down;
For thee the King doth now display,
In realms of everlasting day,
A never fading crown,
A never fading crown.

Then speed away! then speed away!
Lay every burden down,
O look not back, but onward press,
And gain the promised crown.

2 Forget the things which are behind—
The sins and follies past;
Increasing strength thy soul shall find;
Then onward, onward like the wind,
And to the course hold fast,
And to the course hold fast. [Refrain]

3 A cloud of witnesses behold
Thy progress in the way;
Press on! thy triumph shall be told
By angel choirs with harps of gold,
When comes the crowning day,
When comes the crowning day. [Refrain]

4 On Jesus fix thy longing eyes;
The Author of thy faith
Shall help thee win the glorious prize,
And bid thee welcome to the skies,
When fall the shades of death,
When fall the shades of death. [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #56

Author: John Henry Yates

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Author: John Henry Yates


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Christian Endeavor Hymns #56

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