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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 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full 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

Born: Circa 1865, Pennsylvania. Died: December 16, 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Entwisle was living in Chester, Pennsylvania, as of 1880. His works include: Songs of Love and Praise, No. 4, with John Sweney & Henry Gilmour (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1897) Songs of Love and Praise, No. 5, by John Sweney, Frank M. Davis (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1898) Bright Melodies, with John Sweney (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1899) Exalted Praise, with Powell Fithian (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: MacCalla & Company, 1901) --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Text Information

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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bright Melodies: for the Sunday school and young people's societies embracing praise hymns, work songs, invitation songs, primary songs, etc., etc. #6Page Scan
Corn In Egypt: a new book of wonderful merit for the Sunday-school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth league, young people's society and evangelistic work #210Page Scan
Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #164Page Scan
Heart Cheering Songs: for use in evangelistic and young peoples' meetings, Sunday schools, etc. #6Page Scan
Heavenly Sunlight: containing gems of song for Sunday schools, young people's societies and devotional meetings #22Page Scan
On Wings of Song #106Page Scan
Our Hymns: compiled for use in the services of the Baptist Temple #146Page Scan
Praise and Rejoicing #64Page Scan
Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #118Page Scan
Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #50
The Gospel Hymnal for Sunday school and church work #98Page Scan
Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #62TextAudioPage Scan



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