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Keep the faith

To stand within that noble line

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [To stand within that noble line]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To stand within that noble line,
That conquer sin with strength divine,
What greater fame could man desire?
What higher aim his heart inspire?

Then keep the faith, resolve to win,
To overcome invading sin,
Thy Captain, Christ, depends on thee,
To carry His flag to victory.

2 To be enrolled with those who fight,
With courage bold for God and right,
What fit applause can mortals bring,
To such a cause, to such a King? [Refrain]

3 All they who dare, who win the strife,
Shall surely wear the crown of life,
Their very names in heav’n are known,
For Christ proclaims them from His throne. [Refrain]

Source: The Kingdom of Praise #17

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. 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: To stand within that noble line
Title: Keep the faith
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Refrain First Line: Then keep the faith, resolve to win
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Jehovah's Praise #d253

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The Excelsior Hymnal #131

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The Kingdom of Praise #17

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