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Will you stay thro' the warfare of right against wrong

Will you stay thro' the warfare of right against wrong

Author: Ina Duly Ogdon
Tune: [Will you stay through the warfare of right against wrong]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Will you stay thro’ the warfare of right against wrong,
Tho’ the foe may be great, tho’ the conflict be long,
In the cause of your Savior prove steadfast and true,
Will you stay thro’?

Refrain:
Will you stay thro’?
Will you be true?
In the long hard battle the Savior needs you!
Will you stay thro’?
Will you be true?
Will you trust in your Leader,
Will you stay thro’?

2 Tho’ His trusted may falter and fall by the way,
Tho’ so many give up in the midst of the fray,
Will you bravely be steadfast your duty to do—
Will you stay thro’? [Refrain]

3 Will you stand by your Leader, all others deny,
In a full consecration will you live and die?
For eternity, now, your enlistment renew—
Will you stay thro’? [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #184

Author: Ina Duly Ogdon

Ogdon, Ina Duley. (Rossville, Illinois, 1872--May 18, 1964, Toledo, Ohio). Disciples of Christ. Granddaughter of a Methodist minister, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Duley. Married James Ogdon. She wrote: "My father went with my mother to her church after his marriage to her, so I was brought up in the church of the Disciples of Christ." She wrote over three thousand hymns, anthems, cantatas, and miscellaneous verse. Her hymns include "Brighten the corner where you are," 1912; "Carry your cross with a smile," 1916; "My Lord abides;" "When you know Jesus too;" "Tell Jesus;" "Lighten the burden for someone;" "I have been saved," Her first hymn was "Open wide the window." Composer Charles Gabriel wrote, "Loved by thousands who… Go to person page >

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First Line: Will you stay thro' the warfare of right against wrong
Author: Ina Duly Ogdon
Refrain First Line: Will you stay thro'?
Copyright: Public Domain

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Williston Hymns #184

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