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Advance, O Junior Army! The bugle call is near

Advance, O Junior Army! The bugle call is near

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Tune: [Advance, O Junior Army]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Advance, O Junior Army!
The bugle call is near;
Let every youthful soldier
Be prompt to answer “Here!”

Refrain:
Advance! advance!
Advance! with shout and song;
Advance, O Junior Army,
Against the hosts of wrong!

2 Keep step, O Junior Army!
Keep step as on you go;
With shoulder touching shoulder,
And faces tow’rd the foe. [Refrain]

3 Fight on, O Junior Army!
With loyal hearts endure;
The conq’ring Christ leads onward,
And victory is sure! [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #131

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Advance, O Junior Army! The bugle call is near
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Carmina Sacra #d4

Enduring Hymns #d5

Gospel Bells #d5

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Jewels for Juniors #85

Sing Unto the Lord #d2

Songs of Redemption #d4

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The King of Kings #131

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