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Stand strong

When ye are met by towering foes

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [When ye are met by towering foes]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 When ye are met by tow’ring foes
That tempt thee and thy way oppose,
Put forth the strength that overthrows,
Stand strong, stand strong, stand strong!

Refrain:
Stand strong, stand strong,
Stand strong wherever ye go!
Stand strong for truth—for right, and for God,
Stand strong, and true victory know!

2 How many a man will weakly fall,
And yield to pow’r that must enthrall,
When he might conquer over all,
If he had but stood strong. [Refrain]

3 If many friends ye count your own,
And help to battle wrong be shown;
Or if for right ye stand alone,
Stand strong, stand strong, stand strong! [Refrain]

4 Thy strength grows stronger when ye win.
The smallest vict’ry over sin;
‘Gainst wrong without and wrong within,
Stand strong, stand strong, stand strong! [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #141

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. 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: When ye are met by towering foes
Title: Stand strong
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
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