Scripture Verse

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

Introduction

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M. Woolsey Stryker
(1851–1929)

Words: M. Wool­sey Stry­ker, in the New York Ev­an­gel­ist, Feb­ru­a­ry 27, 1896.

Music: Pat­ten Pe­ter C. Lut­kin, 1902 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Peter C. Lutkin
(1858–1931)

Lyrics

Almighty Lord, with one accord
We offer Thee our youth,
And pray that Thou would’st give us
The warfare of the truth.

Thy cause doth claim our souls by name,
Because that we are strong;
In all the land, one steadfast band,
May we to Christ belong.

Let fall on every college hall
The luster of Thy cross,
That love may dare Thy work to share
And count all else as loss.

Our hearts be ruled, our spirits schooled
Alone Thy will to seek;
And when we find Thy blessèd mind,
Instruct our lips to speak.