Hark, 'tis the gospel

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1 Hark, ‘tis the gospel trumpet sounding far and near;
In the royal army who will volunteer?
Zion’s happy soldiers, clad in bright array,
Hand in hand united, march, march away.

Refrain:
Onward, Onward,
Ever true and faithful, trusting in the Lord;
Onward, Onward,
Ever true and faithful, trusting in the Lord.

2 Where our Commander leadeth we will follow still;
He will guard and keep us safe from every ill;
To the front of battle if He bids us go,
Zion’s happy soldiers fear not the foe. [Refrain]

3 O let us never weary till the war is past;
Then the blessed promise, victory at last;
Do our duty nobly, conquer, though we die;
Now the time to labor, rest by and by. [Refrain]

Source: The Bright Array #136

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, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hark, 'tis the gospel
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Onward, onward

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