Will you battle for the right

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1 Will you battle for the right
With a purpose true and strong?
Will your little feet, in spite of thorns,
Bravely press along?

2 None can tell what life may bring,
What its days may have for thee;
But the Heavenly Father's tender love
Cares for you and me.

3 We will trust his watchful care,
Though our sight be faint and dim,
Safe in any path our feet may tread,
If we walk with him.

Source: The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #162a

Author: James R. Murray

L.P.M. (1905, April 12). Obituary. New Church Messenger, p.209. Murray.--At Cincinnati, March 10, 1905, James Ramsey Murray. Funeral services in the Church of the New Jersualem, March 13th. James R. Murray was widely known in the musical world as the author of many songs and song books, and in the New Church in Chicago and Cincinnati as an affectionate, intelligent, and loyal New Churchman. He was born in Andover (Ballard Vale), Mass., March 17, 1841. In early life he developed musical talent, and composed many minor pieces for local and special occasions. Later at North Reading, Mass., he attended Dr. George F. Root's School of Music, and was associated with William Bradbury and Dr. Lowell Mason. He enlisted in the Fourteenth Regi… Go to person page >

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First Line: Will you battle for the right
Author: James R. Murray
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