In this season of Thanksgiving, we are grateful to the many people who benefit from Hymnary on a regular basis.

So far in 2021 we have had more than 8 million people from more than 200 countries around the globe come to the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure.

If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. To donate online, please use the Calvin University secure giving site. If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

Called to service royal

Called to service royal

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [Called to service royal]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Call’d to service royal,
Strong in courage loyal,
Where the crimson banners go,
Follow on nor fear a foe;
Chosen for His glory,
Tell His wondrous story,
Called to serve a conqu’ring One,
We follow on.

Refrain:
Forward, then forward, for He shall be our stay;
Onward, then onward, we tread the kingly way;
Forward, then forward, to conquest shall He bring;
Onward, then onward still, the chosen of the King.

2 Call’d to joys unbounding,
Love is e’er surrounding,
Light of heav’nly hope divine,
O’er our path for aye shall shine;
Crowned with boundless blessing,
We His name confessing,
Called to joy that ne’er can dim,
We follow Him. [Refrain]

3 Call’d to crown immortal,
At the shining portal,
Till in heav’nly dwelling place,
We behold Him face to face;
Bright the hopes that cheer us,
God is ever near us,
Called to Him divine reward,
We serve our Lord. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #41

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Called to service royal
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: Forward, then forward
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextAudioPage Scan

Jubilate #41

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.