Scripture Verse

Thou art my hope, O Lord God: Thou art my trust from my youth. Psalm 71:5


Robert Weidensall (1836–1922)

Words: Ro­bert Wei­den­sall, 1890. Pub­lished in Gos­pel Hymns No. 6, by Ira D. San­key, James Mc­Gra­na­han & George Steb­bins (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Big­low & Main, 1891), num­ber 89. De­di­cat­ed to the Young Men’s Chris­tian As­so­cia­tions of the World.

Music: George C. Steb­bins (🔊 pdf nwc).

George C. Stebbins (1846–1945)


Young men in Christ the Lord,
Own Him your Sav­ior God,
His name adore;
For by His won­drous sac­rifice,
He paid the great re­demp­tion price,
That all might have eter­nal life,
That come to God through Him.

Young men in Christ the Lord,
Be migh­ty in His Word,
Its truths de­clare;
And seek the Ho­ly Spir­it’s pow­er,
By faith and per­se­ver­ing pray­er,
That ye may wit­ness any­where,
That sin­ful men are found.

Young men in Christ the King,
Your grate­ful tri­bute bring,
Of love and praise;
United in His roy­al name,
With loy­al hearts His Word pro­claim,
Throughout the world to all young men,
Ye must be born again.

Young men in Christ the friend,
On Him all hopes de­pend,
Of true re­lief;
To ev­ery bur­dened soul you meet,
His gra­cious, lov­ing words so sweet,
Come un­to Me, with love re­peat,
And I will give you rest.

Young men in Christ, arise,
The world be­fore you lies,
Enslaved in sin;
Make haste to swell the mis­sion band,
Prepared to go at His com­mand,
To save lost men in ev­ery land,
At any sac­ri­fice.

Young men in Christ the Son,
In Him we all are one;
For this He prayed;
Then let us join the hea­ven­ly throng,
To sound His praise in end­less song,
For all we have and are be­long
To Christ, our Lord di­vine.