Scripture Verse

Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Revelation 2:10

Introduction

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns on Se­lect Pas­sag­es of the Ho­ly Scrip­tures, Vol­ume 2 (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), num­ber 831.

Music: Lu­sa­tia Jo­hann A. Frey­ling­hau­sen, 1704 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Alternate Tune:

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Johann A. Freylinghausen
(1670–1739)

Lyrics

Thou, Lord, on whom I still depend,
Shall keep me faithful to the end;
I trust Thy truth and love and power
Shalt save me ’til my latest hour;
And when I lay this body down,
Reward with an immortal crown.