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Quit you like men, be strong, lean on the Lord's

Quit you like men, be strong, lean on the Lord's

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Quit you like men, be strong
Lean on Thy Lord's right hand!
Why should you faint or be dismayed,
When He is in command?

Chorus:
Stand fast in the faith,
Quit you like men, be strong!
Hearken to what your Lord hath said;
He is thy strength and song.

2 Quit you like men, be strong,
Hold up faith's mighty shield!
thine are the weapons of His grace,
To these His foes shall yield. [Chorus]

3 Quit you like men, be strong,
For bold is Satan's host;
Courage, ye soldiers of the Lord,
That may His triumphs boast! [Chorus]

4 Quit you like men, be strong,
In God's whole armour clad,
War a good warfare to the end;
Spread ye the tidings glad. [Chorus]



Source: Hymns New and Old, No. 2: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #147

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Quit you like men, be strong, lean on the Lord's
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Refrain First Line: Stand fast in the faith

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Hymns New and Old, No. 2 #147

Hymns New and Old, Revised #d167

Sunlit Songs #d123

The Praise Hymnal #d364

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