[Faint, yet pursuing, we press our way]

[Faint, yet pursuing, we press our way]

Composer: George C. Stebbins (1877)
Published in 3 hymnals


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Composer: George C. Stebbins

Stebbins studied music in Buffalo and Rochester, New York, then became a singing teacher. Around 1869, he moved to Chicago, Illinois, to join the Lyon and Healy Music Company. He also became the music director at the First Baptist Church in Chicago. It was in Chicago that he met the leaders in the Gospel music field, such as George Root, Philip Bliss, & Ira Sankey. At age 28, Stebbins moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where he became music director at the Claredon Street Baptist Church; the pastor there was Adoniram Gordon. Two years later, Stebbins became music director at Tremont Temple in Boston. Shortly thereafter, he became involved in evangelism campaigns with Moody and others. Around 1900, Stebbins spent a year as an evangelist in I… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Faint, yet pursuing, we press our way]
Composer: George C. Stebbins (1877)
Meter: 9.9.9.9 D
Incipit: 55653 45154 45432
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Faint, Yet Pursuing

Faint, yet pursuing, we press our way,
Up to the glorious gates of day;
Following Him who has gone before,
Over the path to the brighter shore.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1410
Text: Faint, Yet Pursuing
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The Cyber Hymnal #1410

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