Ever be loyal to Jesus

Ever be loyal to Jesus

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Ever be loyal to Jesus]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Ever be loyal to Jesus,
Trusting His wonderful word,
Growing each day in His likeness,
Nearer the heart of the Lord.
Following on in the pathway
Leading to mansions above,
Doing the will of the Master,
Fill of the joy of His love.

Refrain:
Be loyal to Jesus,
O live for His glory alone,
Yield fullest allegiance,
The Saviour of sinners now own.
Be loyal to Jesus,
Rejoice in His infinite love,
All glory to Him who reigneth
A King, a King above.

2 Ever be loyal to Jesus,
Making His service delight,
Cast down but never discouraged,
Singing glad songs in the night.
True to the charge He has given,
Living from hour to hour
Circled about by His presence,
Kept by His wonderful pow’r. [Refrain]

3 Ever be loyal to Jesus, Single in purpose and aim,
Seeking in each undertaking
Only to honor His Name.
Leaving the world and its pleasures,
Faithful in that which is least,
Finding in Christ our Passover,
Truly a glorious feast. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #149

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ever be loyal to Jesus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Be loyal to Jesus, O live

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Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #149TextAudioPage Scan
Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #178Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 4, a winnowed collection for young people's societies, church prayer meetings, evangelistic services and Sunday schools #80Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #423Page Scan
Selected Sunday School Songs #d29
Sunday School Voices, No.2 #d34
The Redeemer's Praise #92Page Scan
World-Wide Hosannas #d32



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