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Hark! hark, the trumpet sounding

Hark! hark, the trumpet sounding

Author: J. Howard Entwisle
Tune: [Hark! hark! the trumpet sounding]
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hark! hark! the trumpet sounding,
Rise at the break of day,
On to the front where sin is abounding,
Forward, the call obey;
Put on the gospel armor,
Go forth in faith to conquer,
Hear, hear the Captain’s words inspiring,
On, soldiers, on to the fray.

Refrain:
Forward, then, with banners waving high,
Forward, as we shout the battle-cry,
Onward in the conflict, hoping, trusting,
On to victory!

2 Marching like valiant soldiers,
Steady our steps and true,
Faith in our Leader, no thought of danger,
Fear and alarm, adieu;
On, though the world oppress thee,
On, though the foe distress thee,
Steadfast and firm, keep moving on till
Fair Canaan’s land stands in view. [Refrain]

3 Then shall the path be brighter,
No more by care oppressed,
Firm in our purpose, true in our motives,
Hoping for what is best;
Trusting the King of glory,
Telling the old, old story,
Waiting the Master’s call to enter
Into the haven of rest. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #62

Author: J. Howard Entwisle

J Howard Entwisle USA 1865-1901. Born in PA, he became a musician and songbook editor-compiler in Philadelphia, PA, in the 1890s. He collaberated with William J Kirkpatrick, also of Philadelphia, promoting gospel songs. He helped compile “Songs of love and praise #4”, then later “Songs of love and praise #5”. Other published works were: “Bright melodies” (1899), “Heavenly sunlight” (1900), “Exalted praise” (1901). He died in Philadelphia. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hark! hark, the trumpet sounding
Author: J. Howard Entwisle
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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Bright Melodies #6

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Corn In Egypt #210

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Evangelistic Edition of Heavenly Sunlight #22

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Exalted Praise #164

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Gospel Songs No. 2 #340

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Heart Cheering Songs #6

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Heavenly Sunlight #22

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On Wings of Song #106

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Our Hymns #146

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Praise and Rejoicing #64

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Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #118

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Songs for Work and Worship #72

Songs of Love and Praise No. 5 #50

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The Gospel Hymnal for Sunday school and church work #98

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #50

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Uplifted Voices #62

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