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In these days when truth and error

In these days when truth and error

Author: William Edward Penney
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In these days when truth and error
Battle fiercely for the soul,
We should show our colors bravely:
Form in line and call the roll!

Who is in God’s mighty army?
Cal the roll, call the roll!
Sound the signal; form in column:
Call the roll, call the roll!

2 In these days none can be neutral,
Each will yield to some control;
Zion needs to know her soldiers—
Halt the ranks, and call the roll! [Refrain]

3 Sound the bugle for the muster!
Summon every faithful soul!
Mighty is the coming conflict;
Ere it opens, call the roll! [Refrain]

4 On the march some souls have fallen,
And have crossed beyond the goal;
Some were faithless and deserted,
Who are left? now call the roll! [Refrain]

5 Promptly answer to the roll call,
Ye, His faithful soldiers all;
Underneath His conquering banner
Rally now, and call the roll! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10056

Author: William Edward Penney

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Text Information

First Line: In these days when truth and error
Author: William Edward Penney
Refrain First Line: Who are in God's mighty army



The Cyber Hymnal #10056
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #10056

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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