[I mean to go right on until the crown is won]

[I mean to go right on until the crown is won]

Composer: Andrew L. Byers (1918)
Published in 3 hymnals


Printable scores: Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Andrew L. Byers

Andrew Linnaeus Byers, 1869-1952 Born: Au­gust 26, 1869, Al­bany, Il­li­nois. Died: No­vem­ber 9, 1952, Sa­cra­men­to, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Sa­cra­men­to Me­mor­i­al Lawn Cem­e­te­ry, Sa­cra­men­to, Cal­i­for­nia. Byers’ mo­ther was song writer Nancy By­ers. In 1890, he joined Daniel War­ner & Bar­ney War­ren in evan­gel­is­tic work, then joined the Gos­pel Trump­et pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny as mu­sic ed­it­or the next year. He left the Gos­pel Trump­et in 1922 for health reasons, & worked as an evan­gel­ist and pas­tor in Ida­ho & Or­e­gon be­fore tak­ing a pas­tor­ate in Sac­ra­men­to, Cal­i­for­nia, in 1934. His works in­clude: Birth of a Reformation: The Life… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Andrew L. Byers (1918)
Meter: 12.14.12.14 with refrain
Key: G Major or modal

Texts

I'm Going On

I mean to go right on until the crown is won;
I mean to fight the fight of faith till life on earth is done.
I’ll nevermore turn back, defeat I shall not know,
For God will give me victory if onward I shall go.

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Media

Timeless Truths #1111
Text: I'm Going On

Instances

Instances (3)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Gospel Gems Number 2 #49Image
Hymnal of the Church of God #436
Timeless Truths #1111TextAudioScore