Our Captain's command

Louder and nearer the battle is

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Louder and nearer the battle is raging]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Louder and nearer the battle is raging,
Fierce is the conflict that now meets our view;
Jesus, the Captain of our great salvation,
He is now calling for soldiers true.

Refrain:
Go, go, go! ‘tis our Captain’s command,
Fight, fight, fight! with heart and hand;
Haste, haste, haste! for he calls now for you;
Always and ever to him be true.

2 Bearing the banner of Jesus victorious,
Christ, and his church, shall our cry ever be;
Strongest of foes by his might we shall conquer,
He ever leads us to victory. [Refrain]

3 When the last battle is fought for his kingdom,
Songs of the victor we joyfully sing;
We shall return from the conflict triumphant,
Honored and crowned by our Savior king. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #96

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Text Information

First Line: Louder and nearer the battle is
Title: Our Captain's command
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: Go, go, go, 'Tis our Captain's command
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