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Forward, forward, forward go, for the Lord is with

Forward, forward, forward go, for the Lord is with

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [Forward, forward! Forward go, for the Lord]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Forward, forward!
Forward go, for the Lord is with thee,
He is thy life, thy light, thy joy;
Forward, forward!
Forward go, for the Lord is with thee,
Mighty thy foes to destroy.

Heralds of the gospel,
Messengers of mercy,
Children of the kingdom,
High the colors of Zion show;
Followers of Jesus,
Armies of Jehovah,
Church of God triumphant,
Rise and forth to the vict’ry go.
Forward, forward!
Forward, , ye brave hearts,
Forward, ye true hearts, at his word;
Forward, ye heroes,
Forward, ye conq’rors of the Lord.

2 Forward, forward!
Forward, go, for the morn is breaking,
Swiftly the shadows fly away;
Forward, forward!
Forward go, for the King in splendor
Rises and conquers the day. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song Number Two #126

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Palmer Hartsough was educated in Plymouth, Ypsilanti and Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 1893 he became associated with the Fillmore Brothers of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a teacher of vocal music. He lived in Ontario, Wisconsin. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Forward, forward, forward go, for the Lord is with
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Refrain First Line: Heralds of the gospel



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Choice Songs, a collection of Sunday school and gospel songs for use in churches, Sunday schools, young people's societies, revival meetings and conventions #100Page Scan
Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 2 #d8
Fillmores' Missionary Songs for Misionary Societies. Rev. #d18
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #112Page Scan
Sacred Songs for the Baptist Young People's Union 10th International Convention #51
The Endeavor Hymnal: for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #127Page Scan
The Old Story in Song Number Two #126TextAudioPage Scan
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