Though foes assail us on the field

Author: William M. Runyan

William M. Runyan (1870-1957) was an Christian composer from the United States who wrote the music to the well-known hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness." William Marion Runyan was born in Marion, New York in 1870 to a Methodist minister Rev. William White and his wife Hannah (Orcutt) Runyan. As a youth, Runyan served as a church organist and graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Kansas. Runyan attended Northwestern University for three years from 1895 to 1898 and was ordained as a Methodist minister at age twenty-one and then pastored various congregations in Kansas. Starting in 1915 Runyan began writing gospel songs with the encouragement of D.B. Towner of the Moody Bible Institute. In 1923 Runyan moved from Wichita to Chicago. From… Go to person page >

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First Line: Though foes assail us on the field
Author: William M. Runyan
Refrain First Line: I am on the victory side

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Standard Songs of Evangelism #d132

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #d209

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #15

Standard Songs of Evangelism #d129

Audio

Standard Songs of Evangelism #15

Victorious Revival Songs #d134

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