Forward Go

Forward now, the voice of Jesus bravely calls

Author: Daniel R. Lucas
Tune: [Forward now, the voice of Jesus bravely calls]
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1 Forward now, the voice of Jesus bravely calls,
I am Leader and Commander, follow me,
Take my word and know whatever here befalls,
I will lead my trusting ones to victory.

Chorus:
Forward go,
Forward go,
Take my word in faith and hope, and follow me,
Forward go,
Forward go,
I will lead My trusting ones to victory.

2 Buckle on the armor, cast away all fear,
And remember that the soldier must obey,
When the conflict rages I am always near,
for I promise to be with you all the way. [Chorus]

3 Ev’ry soldier in the army of the Lord,
Who is faithful to the humble trust I give,
When the battle’s ended shall receive reward,
And with Me in glory shall immortal live. [Chorus]


Source: Gems and Jewels #18

Author: Daniel R. Lucas

Daniel Robertson Lucas, b. Belvidere, Boone County, Ill., January 14, 1840; m. Mary Longley in 1862; joined 99th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and appointed chaplain of the regiment; later studied for the ministry; in 1876, settled in Des Moines, Iowa, where he pastored the Central Christian Church and helped found Drake University; Department Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic and secretary of the Morton Monument Commission; d. March 11, 1907 From Daniel R. Lucas papers, WWW site, Mar. 18, 2004… Go to person page >

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First Line: Forward now, the voice of Jesus bravely calls
Title: Forward Go
Author: Daniel R. Lucas
Refrain First Line: Forward go

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