The Captain’s Call Obey

In the war that is now raging, there's a place for every one

Author: Herbert G. Tovey
Tune: [In the war that is now raging there's a place for ev'ry one]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 In the war that is now raging there’s a place for ev’ry one,
In the fiercest fight now waging, there are battles to be won;
Never was a greater glory than the service now in view,
And the great Commander is depending now on you.

The Captain’s call obey,
Tho the foe be fierce and strong,
Enlist while now you may, to the righteous band belong;
No thought of a retreat as the Leader’s face you see,
But march a firm united ban on to victory.

2 ‘Tis the fight for love we enter at the call of Him who died,
Of the right a stern defender ‘gainst the ranks of sinful pride;
And the issues are eternal, so we fight with might and main,
We have nothing now to lose but ev’rything to gain. [Refrain]

3 May this call to love and service spur you on to action now,
And in heartfelt consecration at the cross of Calv’ry bow;
Only then will you be able to defeat God’s greatest foe,
To the conquest of the hosts of darkness forward go. [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Message Choir #33

Author: Herbert G. Tovey

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First Line: In the war that is now raging, there's a place for every one
Title: The Captain’s Call Obey
Author: Herbert G. Tovey



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The Gospel Message Choir #33

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