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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.

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



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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