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Wear a Crown

Bugle calls are ringing out

Author: Harriette Waters
Tune: [Bugle calls are ringing out]
Published in 12 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Bugle calls are ringing out,
"Forward" is the battle shout,
See where floats the conqu’ring sign,
Onward to the war divine!

And when the battle’s over,
We shall wear a crown,
We shall wear a crown,
We shall wear a crown!
And when the battle’s over,
We shall wear a crown
In the new Jerusalem!
Wear a crown, wear a crown,
Away over Jordan!
And when the battle’s over,
We shall wear a crown
In the new Jerusalem!

2 Sound the charge against the foe,
Lay the hosts of error low;
In His name, victorious King,
Let the song of triumph ring! [Chorus]

3 Fight the fight of faith and love,
Looking unto Him above;
Loyal soldiers, do and dare,
Your Commander’s joy to share. [Chorus]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #222

Author: Harriette Waters

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Text Information

First Line: Bugle calls are ringing out
Title: Wear a Crown
Author: Harriette Waters
Refrain First Line: And when the battle's over
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7166
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