104. Rise, Hero Bold, From Calvary!

1 Rise, Hero bold, from Calvary!
Lift high Thy blood-stained shield,
That sin and death, assailing me,
May to Thy weapons yield!

2 Now wield ion wrath Thy gleaming sword,
Smite foes defying Thee!
Dispel the dark, infernal horde
From Christendom and me.

3 Safe in Thy hand, shall death no more
With gloom my heart dismay;
Serenely views from life's bright shore
My soul its shattered clay.

Text Information
First Line: Rise, Hero bold, from Calvary!
Title: Rise, Hero Bold, From Calvary!
Original Language: Danish
Author: Johannes Ewald
Meter: C. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1927
Topic: Passion and Easter
Notes: Danish first line: Udrust dig, Helt fra Golgatha; Translator: S. D. Rodholm
Tune Information
Name: [Rise, Hero bold, from Calvary]
Composer: N. V. Gade
Meter: C. M.
Key: c minor

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