Surrender Not

When the foe is pressing near

Author: William Edie Marks
Tune: [When the foe is pressing near]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the foe is pressing near,—
Surrender not!
Christ will help you, never fear,—
Surrender not!
Never yield unto the wrong,
Weary not,—the fight prolong,
Cheer the fainting with a song,—
Surrender not!

Surrender not! surrender not!
Hold the place that you have nobly won,—
Surrender not!
Surrender not! surrender not!
Hold it in the name of Christ the Son,—
Surrender not!

2 By the trust imposed in you,—
Surrender not!
Ever loyal be, and true,—
Surrender not!
By the debt that Jesus paid,
By the vows that you have made,
by the crown that shall not fade,—
Surrender not! [Refrain]

3 Cling to Jesus thro’ the strife,—
Surrender not!
Cling to him thro’ all your life,—
Surrender not!
Keep the promise that you gave,
Keep in place among the brave,
Trust the Lord to keep and save,—
Surrender not! [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #142

Author: William Edie Marks

Born: July 1872, Delaware (probably Wilmington) Died: November 20, 1954, Wilmington, Delaware. Buried: Lombardy Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware. Marks was ap­par­ent­ly liv­ing in Wilm­ing­ton, Del­a­ware, in 1913. His works in­clude: Cream of Song, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & O. B. Cul­pep­per & (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pick­ett Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1906) Tears and Tri­umphs No. 4, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & Ben­ja­min Butts (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pen­te­cost­al Pub­lish­ing Company, 1910) Noted Hymns, 1927 (ed­it­or) Lyrics-- Christmas Joy Tasting the Joys Trying to Be More like Je­sus We Shall Hear Him Say, "Well Done" Music-- Best Thing I Ev… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the foe is pressing near
Title: Surrender Not
Author: William Edie Marks
Refrain First Line: Surrender not



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Gospel Songs for Men, a Collection of Quartets and Choruses for Male Voices #d109

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Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #142

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