Press on, press on, with eager joy

Press on, press on, with eager joy

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Press on, press on, with eager joy]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Press on, press on, with eager joy,
The Christian race to run;
Be strong in Him whose name you bear,
The Lord’s anointed Son.

Refrain:
Press boldly on at His command,
Whose word can never fail;
Since He, the world has overcome,
Thro’ Him you shall prevail.

2 Let ev’ry weight be cast aside,
And each besetting sin,
With steadfast faith and firm resolve,
Press on the prize to win. [Refrain]

3 Press on, like those who, safely now,
Among the host above;
Have reach’d the goal for which they sought,
And won their crowns of love. [Refrain]

4 Press on, press on, O glorious hope,
The time will not be long,
When you shall join the ransom’d host,
And sing their victor-song. [Refrain]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old: for use in prayer and praise meetings, evangelistic services, sunday schools, young people's societies and all other departments of church work #12

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Press on, press on, with eager joy
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Press bodly on at his command

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Best Endeavor Hymns: especially for use in Christian endeavor societies, young people's meetings, Sunday schools, and general church work #31Page Scan
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Hallowed Hymns #d187
Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #12TextPage Scan
Hallowed Hymns, New and Old: for use in prayer and praise meetings, evangelistic services, sunday schools, young people's societies and all other departments of church work #12TextAudioPage Scan
Twenty-three New and Selected Songs #d17



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