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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Armies of Zion, the trumpet sounds

Armies of Zion, the trumpet sounds

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [Armies of Zion, the trumpet sounds]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Armies of Zion, the trumpet sounds,
Now unto you comes Jehovah’s call;
Form in the ranks, for the foe surround,
Ready for battle, ye soldiers all.

Armies of Zion,
Fear not the mighty foe;
Armies of Zion,
Forward to vict’ry go.

2 Armies of Zion, thy banner bright
Now to the breeze be it wide unfurl’d;
Beautiful symbol of joy and light,
Bear it in triumph o’er all the world. [Refrain]

3 Armies of Zion, the God above
Leadeth thee on till the war shall cease;
Till unto all He is known in love,
Till over all He is Prince of Peace. [Refrain]

Source: The Best Gospel Songs and their composers #158

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Palmer Hartsough was educated in Plymouth, Ypsilanti and Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 1893 he became associated with the Fillmore Brothers of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a teacher of vocal music. He lived in Ontario, Wisconsin. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Armies of Zion, the trumpet sounds
Author: Palmer Hartsough



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