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Holiness Forevermore

There's a blessed and triumphant song

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [There's a blessed and triumphant song]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a blessed and triumphant song:
Holiness forevermore;
It is sung by the mighty blood-washed throng,
Holiness forevermore.

Holiness forevermore!
Holiness forevermore!
We will sing it! shout it!
Preach it and live it,
Holiness forevermore!

2 We will praise the Lord for victory,
Holiness forevermore;
From the carnal mind we now are free,
Holiness forevermore. [Chorus]

3 From this standard we will not depart,
Holiness forevermore;
‘Tis the song of the purified in heart,
Holiness forevermore. [Chorus]

4 We will shout our glorious liberty,
Holiness forevermore;
We shall sing it by the crystal sea,
Holiness forevermore. [Chorus]

Source: Songs of the Sanctuary #242

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Rv Haldor Lillenas DMus Norway/USA 1885-1959. Born at Stord, near Bergen, Norway, his father sold their 15 acre farm in Norway and emigrated to the U.S., buying a farm in Colton, SD. After he built a sod house, the family (wife and three chldren) also came to SD in 1887. They moved to Astoria, Oregon in 1889, where Lillenas learned English and began writing song lyrics at an early age. In 1900 the family moved again to Roseville, MN, where he worked as a farm laborer and began attending a Lutheran high school at Hawick, MN. He sold a few songs at age 19. At age 21 he began writing more songs, encouraged by some earlier ones becoming popular (“He set me free” was one). His mother died in 1906 and his father returned to ND, but Li… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a blessed and triumphant song
Title: Holiness Forevermore
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Holiness forevermore



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Praise and Worship #325

Praise and Worship #325

Songs of Perfect Love #110

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Songs of the Sanctuary #242

The Christian Witness Songs #d123

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