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Girded for battle, our forces we bring

Girded for battle, our forces we bring

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Girded for battle our forces we bring]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Girded for battle our forces we bring,
Fearless and faithful to follow our King;
Ready the legions of evil to brave,
Trusting our Leader, the Mighty to save.

Refrain:
Victory! victory! this our acclaim,
Victory! victory! praise to His name;
Sing till the ransom’d that watch from the sky,
Send back the answer, “Your triumph is nigh.”

2 Girded for battle our pathway is clear,
Since He is for us no danger we fear,
Legions can never His soldiers enslave,
He, our Commander, is mighty to save. [Refrain]

3 Girded for battle, now on, to the field,
Truth is our watchword and faith is our shield,
Fierce tho’ the conflict its peril we’ll brave,
He, our Deliv’rer, is mighty to save. [Refrain]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old: for use in prayer and praise meetings, evangelistic services, sunday schools, young people's societies and all other departments of church work #5

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Girded for battle, our forces we bring
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Victory, victory, this our acclaim

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