Christ Is My Strength

When I'm faint from the toils and the cares of the day

Author: John W. Peterson
Tune: [When I'm faint from the toils and the cares of the day]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John W. Peterson

Pseudonymn: John Willard. John W. Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and 35 cantatas. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas, he served as an Army Air Force pilot flying the China Hump during World War II. Later, he attended Moody Bible Institute and served on the radio staff there for a number of years. In 1953, he graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and shortly thereafter settled in Pennsylvania to continue his songwriting career. He then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where for over ten years he was President and Editor-in-Chief of Singspiration, a sacred music publish… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When I'm faint from the toils and the cares of the day
Title: Christ Is My Strength
Author: John W. Peterson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He is my strength, yes, the Lord is my strength
Copyright: © 1952 by Norman J. Clayton in Melodies of Praise. Assigned to Norman Clayton Publishing Co.



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Clayton's Collection of Choir Melodies No. 2: a choice group of songs of the gospel choir #12
Melodies of Praise #d113
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