Young souls so strong the race to run

Young souls so strong the race to run

Author: Thomas H. Gill
Tune: CROSS AND CROWN (Houseley)
Published in 10 hymnals

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1 Young souls so strong the race to run,
And win each height sublime,
Unweary still would ye march on,
And still exulting climb?

2 Walk with the Lord along the road,
Your strength He will renew;
Wait on the everlasting God,
And He will wait on you.

3 Ye shall not faint, ye shall not fail;
Still in the Spirit strong,
Each task divine ye still shall hail,
And blend exulting song.

4 Your wondrous portion shall be this,
Your life below, above,
Eternal youth, eternal bliss,
And everlasting love.

Source: Concordia: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs #226

Author: Thomas H. Gill

Gill, Thomas Hornblower, was born at Bristol Road, Birmingham, Feb. 10th, 1819. His parents belonged to English Presbyterian families which, like many others, had become Unitarian in their doctrine. He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School under Dr. Jeune, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough. He left the school in 1838, and would have proceeded to the University of Oxford, but was prevented by his hereditary Unitarianism (long since given up), which forbade subscription to the Articles of the Church of England then necessary for entrance to the University. This constrained him to lead the life of an isolated student, in which he gave himself chiefly to historical and theological subjects. Hence his life has been singularly devoid of ou… Go to person page >

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First Line: Young souls so strong the race to run
Author: Thomas H. Gill
Copyright: Public Domain

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Concordia #226

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Hymns of Worship and Service #198

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Hymns of Worship and Service #198

Mennonite Hymn Book #d392

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Pilgrim Songs (Number Two) #128

The American Hymnal #d691

The American Hymnal for Chapel Service #d431

The American Hymnal for Chapel Service #d431

The Church Hymnal #d506

The Hill School Hymnal and Service Book #d295

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