Having Done All, to Stand

Soldier of Christ, be steadfast

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [Soldier of Christ, be steadfast]
Published in 15 hymnals

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1 Soldier of Christ, be steadfast!
This is the "evil day;"
Look to your Royal Leader,
Ever His word obey.
Taking the heav'nly armor,
Wait for your Lord's command;
This is the charge He gives you,
"Having done all, to stand."

Chorus:
Stand, therefore, stand,
Stand, therefore, stand;
Trusting in Jesus, our Savior,
Having done all to stand.

2 Patient and true and faithful,
Facing the deadly foe;
Stand in the place appointed,
March, when He bids you go.
All through the passing moments,
Onward to Canaan's land;
Banish all fear and doubting,
Having done all, to stand. [Chorus]

3 This is no time to question,
This is no time to yield;
Never a soul should falter,
Bearing His sword and shield.
Keep in the ranks of Jesus,
Watching on ev'ry hand;
This is the christian duty,
"Having done all, to stand." [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #132

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soldier of Christ, be steadfast
Title: Having Done All, to Stand
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Stand, therefore, stand
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Cyber Hymnal #12029
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