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Keep up the fight

There's a conflict on with the hosts of sin

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [There's a conflict on with the hosts of sin]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a conflict on with the hosts of sin,
There’s a foe to meet and a cause to win!
With the Lord of Hosts as our strength and might,
Let us ever keep up the fight.

Refrain:
Then rally at our Leader’s call,
And bravely forward, one and all;
The skies are clearing,
The triumph nearing,
And the darkness takes its flight!
Then to the battlefield away,
And charge the enemy today;
With a courage firm in the cause of right,
Let us ever keep up the fight.

2 Note the dawning light of a better day,
In the heathen lands in the far-away;
Superstition yields to the radiance bright,
Let us ever keep up the fight. [Refrain]

3 “All the world for Christ!” is our battle-cry,
For his glorious cause we will live and die;
With the crown in view, clad in armor bright,
Let us ever keep up the fight. [Refrain]


Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #68

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a conflict on with the hosts of sin
Title: Keep up the fight
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Then rally at our Leader's call
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Devotion and Praise #222

Epworth Praises #d210

Gospel Songs for Men, a Collection of Quartets and Choruses for Male Voices #d96

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #10

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Sunday School Voices #68

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