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Forth to the fight, ye ransomed

Forth to the fight, ye ransomed

Author: W. H. Kirby
Tune: FESTIVAL (Heywood)
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Forth to the fight ye ransom’d,
Mighty in God’s own might
Stemming the tide of battle,
Routing the hosts of night.

Refrain:
Lift up the Blood red Banner,
Wield ye the Victor’s sword,
Raise ye the Christian’s war-cry:
“The cross of Christ the Lord.”

2 Fear not the din of battle,
Follow where he has trod,
Perfecting strength in weakness,
Jesus incarnate God. [Refrain]

3 Angels around us hover,
Succor in time of need,
Ever at hand to strengthen,
Guardians they indeed. [Refrain]

4 Arm ye against the battle,
Watch ye, and fast and pray,
Peace shall succeed the warfare,
Night shall be changed to day. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #62

Author: W. H. Kirby

Kirby, W. H. This name is given in the Church Praise Book, N. Y., 1882, as the author of "Forth to the fight, ye ransom'd" (Self-Consecration to Christ). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Forth to the fight, ye ransomed
Author: W. H. Kirby

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #500Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Children of the Church #d54
Northfield Hymnal No. 2 #216AudioPage Scan
Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #11a
S. Mary's hymnal: a collection of hymns, songs and carols for use at the Holy Eucharist, children's services, guild meetings, mission services #37Page Scan
The Alleluia #d59
The Children's Hymnary #d21
The Church Hymnal Revised: containing hymns approved and set forth by the general convetions of 1892 and 1916; together with hymns for the use of guilds and brotherhoods, and for special occastions #599Page Scan
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #552Page Scan
The Church Hymnary: a collection of hymns and tunes for public worship #582Page Scan
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #440Page Scan
The Coronation Hymnal #d95
The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 #205Page Scan
The Mission Hymnal. Enl. ed. #d48
The New Alleluia: a collection of hymns and tunes for the Church School, and the mid-week meeting #192Page Scan
The Parish School Hymnal #d78
The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #466Page Scan
Triumphant Songs No.2 #62TextAudioPage Scan
Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #325TextPage Scan
Westminster Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of hymns and tunes for use in sabbath-schools and social meetings #122Page Scan
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