Hear the Battle Cry

Hear the battle cry resounding

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Hear the battle cry resounding]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Hear the battle cry resounding;
Lo! the gath’ring host draws near!
Millions now the war are waging,
Hear their song of happy cheer.

Take the cross and wave its banner
In the foremost of the fight;
Stand like soldiers bold and fearless,
Stand for God, defend the right.

2 Onward, onward they are moving,
See their blood stained colors fly,
Jesus’ name their glorious watchword,
Jesus’ name their battle cry. [Refrain]

3 Let us join their noble army,
In the Lord their hearts are strong,
Swell their ranks and share their perils,
Sing with them their happy song. [Refrain]

4 When the warfare is accomplished,
And the victor palms are won,
May we hear with them the welcome,
Soldiers of the Lord, “Well done.” [Refrain]

Source: Songs of the Kingdom: prepared for the use of young people's societies and adapter for prayer meetings, Sunday schools and the home #122

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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First Line: Hear the battle cry resounding
Title: Hear the Battle Cry
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Take the cross and wave
Copyright: Public Domain


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Songs of the Kingdom #122

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