Lift up his banner

Lift his banner on the highest mountain

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Lift his banner on the highest mountain]
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1 Lift His banner on the highest mountain,
Sunlight gleaming on its folds so fair,
Shout His praises, swell the song of gladness,
Rally! rally! while His cross we bear.

Wave His banner, lift the blessed standard high,
Praise the Lord of earth and sky,
Praise the Lord of earth and sky,
Shout His praises, Christ forever! be our cry,
Christ forever be our rallying cry.

2 Hear Him calling from the heights of glory,
Who will follow on to victory?
King Eternal, all Thy love proclaiming,
We will faithful to Thy service be. [Refrain]

3 Come, exultant, swell the hallelujahs,
Joy shall ring through all the earth and sky,
On for Jesus! join the glorious Leader,
“Christ forever!” wave His standard high. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #151

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. 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 >

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First Line: Lift his banner on the highest mountain
Title: Lift up his banner
Author: Lizzie DeArmond