True-Hearted, Whole-Hearted

True-hearted, whole-hearted, faithful and loyal

Author: Frances R. Havergal
Tune: TRUE-HEARTED (Stebbins)
Published in 227 hymnals

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1 True-hearted, whole-hearted, faithful and loyal,
King of our lives, by Thy grace we will be;
Under the standard exalted and royal,
Strong in Thy strength we will battle for Thee.

Chorus:
Peal out the watchword! silence it never!
Song of our spirits, rejoicing and free
Peal out the watchword! loyal forever,
King of our lives, by Thy grace we will be.

2 True-hearted, whole-hearted, fullest allegiance
Yielding henceforth to our glorious King;
Valiant endeavor and loving obedience,
Freely and joyously now would we bring. (Chorus)

3 True-hearted, whole-hearted, Savior all-glorious!
Take Thy great power and reign Thou alone,
Over our wills and affections victorious,
Freely surrendered and wholly Thine own. (Chorus)



Source: Hymns of Faith #467

Author: Frances R. Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

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First Line: True-hearted, whole-hearted, faithful and loyal
Title: True-Hearted, Whole-Hearted
Author: Frances R. Havergal
Refrain First Line: Peal out the watchword! silence it never!
Copyright: Public Domain

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Complete Mission Praise #711
Hymns of Faith #467TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #1069Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #417
The Cyber Hymnal #6908TextScoreAudio
Include 222 pre-1979 instances



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