The King rides forth

Hear the trumpet sounding, forward march

Author: H. L. Frisbie
Tune: [Hear the trumpet sounding; Forward, march]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Hear the trumpet sounding; Forward, march!
Swing into battle line;
Onward soldiers of the “King of kings,”
Led by a hand divine;
To the conflict go, be not dismayed,
The Cross our conq’ring sign;
Victory, victory
Our King rides forth today.

The King rides forth! the tidings speed;
For loyal hearts there’s urgent need;
Rally to His standard He will lead to victory!
The battle will be fierce and long,
Yet right shall overcome the wrong,
A little while, the victor’s song,
And shouts of jubilee!

2 Hark! the roll is calling; quickly say,
“Her, Lord, am I, use me;
For Thy service I am ready now,
Wherever pleaseth Thee;
Where the battle rages I will go,
And this my glory be;
Victory, victory
I ride with Thee today. [Refrain]

3 Though a mighty foe defiance hurls,
Our King hath greater might;
If we follow Him with courage bold,
We cannot lose the fight;
Leading on an overcoming host,
All clad in armor bright;
Victory, victory
Our King rides forth today. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns #178

Author: H. L. Frisbie

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First Line: Hear the trumpet sounding, forward march
Title: The King rides forth
Author: H. L. Frisbie



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Great Revival Hymns #178

Hymns for His Praise No. 2. Rev. ed. #d34

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Songs for the King's Business #123

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