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348. Brightly gleams our banner

1 Brightly gleams our banner
Pointing to the sky,
Waving wand'rers onward
To their home on high.
Journeying o'er the desert,
Gladly thus we pray,
And with hearts united
Take our heav'nward way.
Brightly gleams our banner,
Pointing to the sky,
Waving wand'rers on ward
To their home on high.

2 Jesus, Lord and Master,
At Thy sacred feet,
Here with hearts rejoicing
See Thy children meet:
Often have we left Thee,
Often gone astray;
Keep us, mighty Savior,
Brightly gleams our banner,
Pointing to the sky,
Waving wand'rers on ward
To their home on high.

3 All our days direct us,
In the way we go;
Lead us on victorious
Over every foe:
Bid Thine angels shield us
When the storm-clouds lower;
Pardon, Lord, and save us
In the last dread hour.
Brightly gleams our banner,
Pointing to the sky,
Waving wand'rers on ward
To their home on high.

4 Then with saints and angels
May we join above,
Offering prayers and praises
At Thy throne of love;
When the toil is over,
Then come rest and peace,
Jesus in His beauty,
Songs that never cease.
Brightly gleams our banner,
Pointing to the sky,
Waving wand'rers on ward
To their home on high.

Text Information
First Line: Brightly gleams our banner
Author: T. J. Potter
Publication Date: 1918
Topic: Christian Life and Service; Warfare and Processional
Notes: Tune: ST. ALBAN
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