890. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory

1 Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;
he is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
he has loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword:
his truth is marching on.

Refrain:
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
His truth is marching on.

2 He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat;
he is sifting out the hearts of men before his judgment seat.
Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer him; be jubilant, my feet!
Our God is marching on. [Refrain]

3 In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea,
with a glory in his bosom that transfigures you and me.
As he died to make men holy, let us live to make men free,
while God is marching on. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord
Title: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
Author: Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Meter: 15 15 15 6 and refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: National Songs
Tune Information
Name: BATTLE HYMN
Meter: 15 15 15 6 and refrain
Key: B♭ Major
Source: North American, 19th cent.



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