Forward ye soldiers of Jesus

Lo! a mighty army now assembling

Author: H. G. Jackson
Tune: [Lo! a mighty army now assembling]
Published in 19 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lo! a mighty army now assembling,
Rallying to the cross, a mighty band,
Bold to strive against the pow’rs of evil,
Sworn to do or die at God’s command.

Forward, ye soldiers of Jesus,
With his banner o’er you.
Charge the foe before you;
Valiantly follow your Captain,
Till the fight with sin is o’er;
Forward, ye soldiers of Jesus,
Faithful to your calling,
Tho’ in battle falling,
Ye shall with Jesus victorious
Reign in glory evermore.

2 Marshalled league of eager, youthful soldiers,
Girth with truth they bear the Spirit’s sword,
Shield of faith and helmet of salvation,
Ready, waiting for the Captain’s word. [Refrain]

3 Fierce and long may be the direful conflict
With the host of unbelief and sin,
Falter not, but swift go forth to battle,
Truth and right with God the fight will win. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #128

Author: H. G. Jackson

Born: January 1, 1838, Manchester, Indiana. Died: November 12, 1914. A Methodist minister, Jackson and his wife Alice spent many years as missionaries in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon their return to America, they lived in the River Forest/Oak Park area of Chicago, Illinois. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lo! a mighty army now assembling
Title: Forward ye soldiers of Jesus
Author: H. G. Jackson



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