Looking Unto Jesus

Forward, Christian soldier, forward, following where Jesus

Author: Warren Randolph Yeakel
Tune: [Forward, Christian soldier, forward]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Forward, Christian soldier, forward,
Following where Jesus trod;
He our Captain and our Savior,
He our Leader and our God.

We will put Christ’s armor on,
We are girt about with truth;
And with helmet, sword, and shield,
This the watchword of our youth—
“Looking unto Jesus.”

2 With the shield of faith before us,
We will wage an holy war,
‘Gainst the pow’r of sin and Satan,
We will conquer more and more. [Chorus]

3 With the sword the Spirit wieldeth,
We will watch and fight and pray,
Trusting in our glorious Captain,
We will surely win the day. [Chorus]

4 If foul sin our armor tarnish,
Surely then will come defeat;
Let us keep it bright and glist’ning,
For the Master’s use made meet. [Chorus]

5 Onward, upward, like good soldiers,
We will truth and right defend
Till we come unto his Kingdom
Where all conflict has an end. [Chorus]

Source: Songs for Work and Worship #5

Author: Warren Randolph Yeakel

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Text Information

First Line: Forward, Christian soldier, forward, following where Jesus
Title: Looking Unto Jesus
Author: Warren Randolph Yeakel
Refrain First Line: We will put Christ's armor on
Copyright: Public Domain


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Songs for Work and Worship #5

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