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480. I Am On The Battlefield For My Lord

Refrain:
I am on the battlefield for my Lord,
I'm on the battlefield for my Lord;
And I promised Him that I would serve Him till I die.
I am on the battlefield for my Lord.

1 I was alone and idle,
I was a sinner too,
I heard a voice from heaven
Say there is work to do,
I took the Master's hand,
And I joined the Christian band,
I'm on the battlefield for my Lord. [Refrain]

2 I left my friends and kindred
Bound for the Promised Land,
The grace of God upon me,
The Bible in my hand,
In distant lands I trod,
Crying sinner come to God,
I'm on the battlefield for my Lord. [Refrain]

3 Now when I met my Savior,
I met Him with a smile,
He healed my wounded Spirit,
And owned me as His child,
Around the throne of grace,
He appoints my soul a place,
I'm on the battlefield for my Lord. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I was alone and idle
Title: I Am On The Battlefield For My Lord
Author: Sylvanna Bell
Author: E. V. Banks
Refrain First Line: I am on the battlefield for my Lord
Meter: 7 6 7 6 67 9 with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2001
Scripture:
Topic: Bible--Word of God; Children of God; Everlasting Life
Tune Information
Name: BATTLEFIELD
Arranger: Joseph Joubert
Meter: 7 6 7 6 67 9 with refrain
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Gospel Hymn
Copyright: Arr. © 2000, GIA Publications, Inc.



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