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Army of Endeavor, hear the trumpet call

Army of Endeavor, hear the trumpet call

Author: Ira David Sankey
Tune: [Army of Endeavor, hear the trumpet call]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Army of Endeavor, bear the trumpet call;
'Gainst the foe advancing, forward one and all!
Christ is our Commander; faithful let us be:
He will give to us the victory!

Though the battle rages, what have we to fear?
In the wildest conflict, He is ever near.
Trusting in our Leader, faithful let us be:
He will give the victory!

2 In His royal service, there's a work for all,
Cheering on the faint ones, lifting those that fall;
Unto Him Who calls us ever faithful be:
He will give to us the victory! [Refrain]

3 Ever pressing onward in the cause of right,
Holding up the banner, walking in the light;
Keeping His commandments, great rewards have we!
He will give to us the victory! [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #165

Author: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Army of Endeavor, hear the trumpet call
Author: Ira David Sankey
Refrain First Line: Though the battle rages
Copyright: Public Domain



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