Hark! listen to the trumpeters

Hark, listen to the trumpeters They sound for volunteers

Author: Hattie Hill; Author: John A. Granade
Published in 71 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1.
Hark! listen to the trumpeters!
They sound for volunteers!
On Zion's bright and flowery mount
Behold the officers—
Their horses white, their garments bright
With crown and bow they stand,
Enlisting soldiers for their King,
To march for Canaan's land.

2.
It sets my heart all in a flame;
A soldier I will be;
I will enlist, gird on my arms,
And fight for liberty.
They want no cowards in their band,
(They will their colors fly,)
But call for valiant hearted men,
Who're not afraid to die.

3.
The armies now are in parade,
How martial they appear!
All armed and dressed in uniform,
They look like men of war.
They follow their great General,
The great Eternal Lamb
His garments stained with his own blood,
King Jesus is his name.

4.
The trumpet sounds, the armies shout,
And drive the hosts of hell;
How dreadful is our God in arms!
The great Immanuel!—
Sinners, enlist with Jesus Christ
The eternal Son of God,
And march with us to Canaan's land,
Beyond the swelling flood.

5.
there is a green and flowery field,
Where fruits immortal grow;
There, clothed in white, the angels bright
Our great Redeemer know.
We'll shout and sing for evermore
In that eternal world;
But Satan and his armies too,
Shall down to hell be hurled.

6.
Hold up your heads, ye soldiers bold,
Redemption's drawing nigh
We soon shall hear the trumpet sound
'Twill shake both earth and sky;
In fiery chariots then we'll fly,
And leave the world on fire
And meet around the starry throne
To tune the immortal lyre.

The Southern Harmony

Author: Hattie Hill

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Author: John A. Granade

Born: 1770, New Bern County, North Carolina. Died: December 6, 1807, Sumner County, Tennessee. After a period of desperate depression, Granade came to Christ in 1800 at a Presbyterian camp meeting at Desha’s Creek, Sumner County, Tennessee. Ordained a Methodist circuit riding preacher, Granade was referred to by the Nashville Banner as the "wild man of Goose Creek" (Sumner County, Tennessee) and was also variously known as "the poet of the backwoods" and "the Wild Man of Holston." Granade worked in part in the world of shape-note singing in the Shenandoah Valley, where a variety of musical sources, both sacred and profane, were at play. His works include: Pilgrim’s Songster (Lexington, Kentucky: 1804) --www.hymntime.com/tc… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hark, listen to the trumpeters They sound for volunteers
Title: Hark! listen to the trumpeters
Author: Hattie Hill
Author: John A. Granade
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d40

A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Stereotype ed. #d39

A Collection of Hymns & Spiritual Songs, for Public and Family Worship #d52

A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d75

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d131

A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #40

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #300

A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #d46

A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use. 2nd ed. #d40

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #103

Camp Meeting Hymn Book #d56

Conference Hymns, Selected and Original. 3rd ed. #d37

Deseret Sunday School Songs #d75

Hymns #d26

Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d138

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d156

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d177

Hymns, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #d91

Latter-Day Saint Hymns #d115

Living Hymns #6a

Pilgrim Songster #d37

Pilgrim's Songster #d30

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Revival Hymns #23

Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. 25th ed. #d107

Sacred Hymns for Spiritual Worship of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing #d30

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #99

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Sacred Melodies: for conference and prayer meetings and for social and private devotion (5th ed.) #115

Salvation Army Music #d71

Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d47

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #962

Songs of Zion #d62

Songs of Zion. 8th ed. #d44

Songs of Zion: Being a Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Pious of All Denominations. Third ed. #d41

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d152

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B162

The Christian Companion; or, Camp-Meeting Hymn Book #d37

The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d113

The Christian Hymn Book #d239

The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d93

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d242

The Conference Meeting Hymn Book, for the Use of All Who Love Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 5th ed. #d40

The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book: Being a Choice Collection of Hymns. 4th ed. #d55

The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d68

The Saints' Harp #d335

The Saints' Hymnal #d115

The Saints' Hymnal #d122

The Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d36

The Songs of Zion, a Collection of Choice Songs #d65

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The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #301

The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New ed. #d43

The Western Harp: a Collection of Social and Revival Hymns #d69

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d98

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Zion's Praises (1st ed.) #181

Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d85

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