[I am determined to follow Jesus]

[I am determined to follow Jesus]

Composer: Bertha Mae Lillenas
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: Bertha Mae Lillenas

Lillenas, Bertha Mae (nee Wilson). (?--1945). First wife of Haldor Lillenas, mother of their two children. Ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Evangelist, singer, and composer, as well as artist at the piano. Deets Pacific Bible College, Los Angeles (later Pasadena College). With her husband, pastored churches at Lompoc and Pomona, California; Auburn, Illinois; Peniel, Texas; Redlands, Calif.; and Indianapolis, Indiana. She often preached. She had a gift for writing songs easy to sing on powerful gospel themes. Sing she was a contralto, she wrote most numbers in a low key. The words to one of her best-known songs, "Jesus Took My Burden," were sent to Haldor Lillenas to be set to music, but the musical setting he wrote visited v… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I am determined to follow Jesus]
Composer: Bertha Mae Lillenas
Incipit: 31232 11616 51233
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1934, renewed 1962 Lillenas Publishing Company

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Reformed Press Hymnal #54

Triumphant Service Songs #54

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