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The Sunday School Army

O do [I will] not be discouraged, For Jesus is your [my]friend

Author: John A. Granade
Published in 106 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O do not be discouraged
For Jesus is your friend,
And if you lack for knowledge
He’ll not refuse to lend.

March along, march along,
I’m saved by the blood, I’m saved by the blood;
March along, march along,
I’m saved by the blood of the Lamb.

2 Sometimes I meet with trials,
Temptation on the way,
I cast my care on Jesus
And don’t forget to pray. [Chorus]

3 And if we hold out faithful
A crown of life we’ll wave;
We’ll fight the battle bravely
And shout the victory there. [Chorus]

Source: Gold Tried in the Fire: suitable for church, Sunday school, revival meetings, missionary and rescue work #220

Author: John A. Granade

Born: 1770, New Bern County, North Carolina. Died: December 6, 1807, Sumner County, Tennessee. After a period of desperate depression, Granade came to Christ in 1800 at a Presbyterian camp meeting at Desha’s Creek, Sumner County, Tennessee. Ordained a Methodist circuit riding preacher, Granade was referred to by the Nashville Banner as the "wild man of Goose Creek" (Sumner County, Tennessee) and was also variously known as "the poet of the backwoods" and "the Wild Man of Holston." Granade worked in part in the world of shape-note singing in the Shenandoah Valley, where a variety of musical sources, both sacred and profane, were at play. His works include: Pilgrim’s Songster (Lexington, Kentucky: 1804)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O do [I will] not be discouraged, For Jesus is your [my]friend
Title: The Sunday School Army
Author: John A. Granade
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'm glad I'm in this army
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 100 of 106)
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A Collection of Sabbath School Hymns #6

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A Companion to the Canadian Sunday School Harp #56

American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a281

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa281

Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns; or The Child's Sunday School Music Book #d64

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Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns #72

Anniversary Hymns #d54

Baptist Harmony #d163

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Book of Praise for the Sunday School #113[187]

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Bradbury's Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #27

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Bright Jewels for the Sunday School #155.6

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Calvary Songs #109b

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d118

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Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #257

Children's Praise #d103

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Christian Songs #79b

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Dew Drops of Sacred Song #124e

Faith and Hope Hymns #d63

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Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #122b

Glad Tidings #d61

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Gold Tried in the Fire #220

Greatest and Lasting Hymns #d220

Happy Voices #d135

Heavenly Echoes #d83

Hymns for Sabbath School Use #d23

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Hymns for Sunday Schools #A26

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Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #14a

Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d102

Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d188

Junior Hymns #d86

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Lasting Hymns #303

Maynard's Sabbath School Echo. 6th ed. of Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns, with an Appendix #d151

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d130

Musical Leaves for Sabbath Schools #d82

New Standard Singer #d161

New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d163

Oriola #d161

Oriola #d162

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Palmer's Sabbath School Songs #26b

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Plymouth Sabbath School Collection #52

Popular Hymns No. 3 #d139

Praise to Jesus #d56

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Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #140

Sacred Melodies #d85

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d335

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Salvation Army Songs #603

Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d82

Select Hymns for the use of the Mission School of the Madison Square Presbyterian Church #d67

Select Songs for the Singing Service in the Prayer Meeting and Sunday School #d188

Select Songs for the Sunday School #d191

Song Life for Sunday Schools #d133

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Songs for Little Folks #83

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Songs for the Sabbath School and Vestry #49

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Songs for Worship #156b

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #620

Songs of Praise #d77

Sunday School Hymn Book #d293

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The Alleluia #66

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d538

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #281

The Anniversary and Sunday School Music Book No. 1-5 #d121

The Anniversary and Sunday School Music Book Nos. 1 and 2 with additions #d37

The Association Hymn Book #d86

The Canadian Sunday School Harp #d106

The Canadian Warbler #d104

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The Chautauqua Collection #13.187

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The Chorus #174

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The Christian Harp and Sabbath School Songster #74

The Clariona #d147

The Confederate Sunday School Hymn Book #d83

The Eolian Harp #d80

The Evergreen #d68

The Golden Promise #d74

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The Highway Hymnal #250

The Hymns of "Happy Voices" (without music) #d136

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The New Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #27

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The New Sabbath School Hosanna #46

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #106

The Sabbath Chimes #d186

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The Sabbath School Bell #29

The Sabbath School Gem #d64

The Sabbath School Hosanna #d120

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d191

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The Sabbath School Minstrel #118

The Sabbath School Timbrel ... On the Same Notation as "The Timbrel of Zion" #d54

The Saint John's Church Sunday School Hymn Book #d75

The Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d31

The Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d65

The Select Hymn and Song Book #d215

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The Shining River #123

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The Shining Star #89

The Silver Spray #ad39

The Silver Spray #d39

The Silver Spray #d100

The Singing Pilgrim #d129

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The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use #71b

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d609

The Southern Zion's Songster #d69

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #271

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The Sunday-School Music Book #9


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