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63. Onward! Christian Warriors

1 Onward! O Christian Warriors,
Where’er the trumpet calls;
Onward! the Leader summons,
Beyond the shelt’ring walls;
Onward! the work awaits you,
Fear not the cold world’s frown,
Arm for the glorious conflict,
Then wear the victor’s crown.

2 Onward! with loving purpose,
Where crime and sorrow reign;
Onward! like men in earnest,
Onward! with heart and brain;
Onward! to save the erring,
To break the bonds of sin;
Onward! the lost to rescue,
Gems for Christ’s crown to win.

3 Onward! the battle thickens;
The Captain’s signal see;
Onward! to deeds of glory,
Onward! to victory;
Onward! with God assisting,
Like soldiers true and brave,
Till o’er the conquered fortress,
Salvation’s banner waves.

Text Information
First Line: Onward! O Christian Warriors
Title: Onward! Christian Warriors
Author: S. F. Smith, D. D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1896
Topic: Warfare
Tune Information
Name: [Onward! O Christian Warriors]
Composer: W. H. Doane


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