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Faith Brings the Victory

Do you see in the distance yonder

Author: Melvin J. Hill (1910)
Tune: [Do you see in the distance yonder]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Do you see in the distance yonder,
That line drawn up in array?
’Tis the host of the Loyal Leaguers,
Come forth to the conquest day.
They follow the bloodstained banner,
And the path that their Master trod,
For their sign is the cross of Calv’ry,
And their sword is the Word of God.

Victory, we’ll sing of victory,
For Christ hath promised us the victory;
Victory, we’ll sing of victory,
Faith brings the victory.

2. They are marching away to conquest
That shall never know a defeat,
For the Christ hath assured all vict’ry
Who are faithful and scorn retreat.
Then join this advancing army,
And look to the throne above,
Lift the form of thy fallen brother,
And point to the God of love. [Refrain]

Author: Melvin J. Hill

20th Century Hill was evidently living in Detroit, Michigan, in 1905. By 1906, He was in Upland, Indiana. His works include: The King’s Praises, with William Kirkpatrick et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Praise Publishing Company, 1907) The Old Story in Song Number Two, with William Kirkpatrick et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Praise Publishing Company, 1908) --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Do you see in the distance yonder
Title: Faith Brings the Victory
Author: Melvin J. Hill (1910)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Victory, we'll sing of victory
Copyright: Public Domain


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