IN the Army of Jesus we’ve taken our stand
To fight ‘gainst the forces of sin,
To the rescue we go, Satan’s power to o’erthrow,
And his captives to Jesus we’ll win.
I’ll stand for Christ, for Christ alone
Amid the tempest and the storm.
Where Jesus leads I’ll follow on;
I’ll stand, I’ll stand for Christ alone.
2 We go forth not to fight ‘gainst the sinner, but sin;
The lost and the out cast we love;
And the claims of our King we before them will bring
As we urge them his mercy to prove.
3 Jesus pitied our case, and he died for our race,
To save a lost world he was slain;
But he rose and now lives, and his pardon he gives
Unto all who will call on his name.
4 Though our trials be great and God’s enemies strong,
To battle undaunted we go,
For our warfare’s the Lord’s and to him we belong,
In his strength we shall conquer the foe.
Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #687