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Conquer Through His Word

I've enlisted in the army of the Lord, He has

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [I've enlisted in the army of the Lord]
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I've enlisted in the army of the Lord,
He has armed me with a helmet, shield and sword,
Now to battle for the right,
by the power of Jesus' might,
By His grace I'll conquer thro' His word.

Chorus:
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Praises to His everlasting name we'll sing,
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
We shall conquer thro' our Lord and King.

2 'Tis an army that is ever sure to win;
'Tis the Lord who leads against the host of sin;
Thro' the word that giveth light,
we shall conquer in the fight,
Tho' the enemy be strong within. [Chorus]

3 There are foes on every hand, who seek to harm,
But with us there is an everlasting arm;
With our Captain in command,
we are strong in heart and hand,
And secure against all false alarm. [Chorus]

4 Come and join this conqu'ring army of the Lord;
Let Him give to you a helmet, shield and sword;
By the power of Jesus' might,
you may battle for the right,
You may triumph thro' His royal word. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #37

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I've enlisted in the army of the Lord, He has
Title: Conquer Through His Word
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #50

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Crowning Glory No. 1 #37

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Crowning Glory #37

Perennial Songs #d102

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Soul Winning Songs #42

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d183

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