Forth from the King's eternal throne

Forth from the King's eternal throne

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Forth from the King's eternal throne]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Forth from the King’s eternal throne,
There comes the cry for men,
Who dare to fight for God and right,
Against the hosts of sin.

To arms! to arms!
The cry is heard,
Come rally ‘round the cross,
His bidding do
Who calleth you,
Go strive to save the lost.

2 Put on the armour of your God,
Gird on His mighty sword,
Then rally ‘round the cross and fight,
Till peace shall be restored. [Refrain]

3 No compromise while sin remains,
No flag of truce we give,
We fight that earth’s remotest bounds
Shall bow to Him and live. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #27

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Forth from the King's eternal throne
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: To arms, to arms, the cry is heard



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Great Revival Hymns #45

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #27

Hymns for His Praise No. 2. Rev. ed. #d28

World Wide Revival Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Meetings #d44

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