May we forever stand true to our god. This stood out to me because our god is true and fair to everyone.
I think that the speaker of lift every voice and sing were old slaves. Because the people talking are saying that they want to be free.
The subject addressed is to keep your head up even though you might be down.
The theme is to stay brave.
The tone is uplifting.
Lest our feet stray from the places of our god where we meet thee.
May we forever stay true to our God.
Lift every voice and sing till the earths heavens ring.
Chastening rod is to correct by punishment or humiliation.
Sing a song is the repetion in the text.