Arm, soldiers of the Lord

Arm, soldiers of the Lord

Author: Stopford Brooke
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Stopford Brooke

Brooke, Stopford Augustus, M.A., was born at Letterkenny, Donegal, Nov. 14, 1832, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating B.A. 1856; M.A. 1858. He carried off the Downes prize and the Vice-Chancellor's prize for English verse. On taking Holy Orders he was successively Curate of St. Matthew's, Marylebone, 1857-59; of Kensington, 1860-63; Chaplain to the British Embassy at Berlin, 1863-65; Minister of St. James's Chapel, York Street, London, 1866-75; and of Bedford Chapel, 1876. He was also appointed Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen, in 1872. In 1865 he published the Life and Letters of the late F. W. Robertson; in 1874, Theology in the English Poets; in 1876, Primer of English Literature, &c. On seceding from the Church of Engla… Go to person page >

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Author: Stopford Brooke


Arm, soldiers of the Lord. S. A. Brooke. [The whole Armour of God.] Appeared in his Christian Hymns, 1891, No. 344, and in The Public School Hymn Book, 1903. It was evidently suggested by C. Wesley's hymn on the same subject, "Soldiers of Christ, arise," p. 1066, i. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



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Hymns for Schools and Colleges #202

Hymns of the Centuries: Sunday School Edition #d16

The Middlesex Hymn Book #d5

The Middlesex Hymn Book #d7

The Milton Hymnal #d14

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d21

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