297. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory (Battle Hymn of the Republic)

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 all human hearts 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 us 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 (Battle Hymn of the Republic)
Author: Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: Revelation 14:14-19
Topic: National and Cultural Resources; Advent; Christ the King/Reign of Christ
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Tune Information
Name: BATTLE HYMN
Key: B♭ Major
Source: North American, 19th cent.



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