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11003. Lift The Cross

1 O ye watchman, sound the trumpet,
Sound it far and near,
Lo! the morn of Gospel freedom
Comes the world to cheer.

Lift the cross, and wave its banner;
Shout the joyful strain,
Christ the Lord, the King of Glory,
Over all shall reign.

2 See Him riding on to conquer;
See a countless throng;
Swell their ranks, and while they follow,
Hear the mighty song. [Refrain]

3 See their armor, how it glitters
In the morning light,
While the powers of sin and darkness
Tremble at the sight. [Refrain]

4 Every foe shall yet be vanquished,
Strife and wrong shall cease;
All the world shall own His scepter,
Christ the Prince of Peace. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: O ye watchman, sound the trumpet
Title: Lift The Cross
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Lift the cross, and wave its banner
Meter: 85.85 D
Language: English
Source: Songs of Triumph by John S. Inskip (Philadelphia: National Publications Association for Promotion of Holiness, 1882)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: William James Kirkpatrick (1882)
Meter: 85.85 D
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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