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Make a forward move for the Lord today

Make a forward move for the Lord today

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Make a forward move for the Lord today]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Make a forward move for the Lord today,
Come over on the other side;
‘Tis the King’s command, dare you disobey?
Come over on the other side.

Refrain:
Show your colors, show your colors,
Join His army true and tried;
With the hosts of sin you will never win,
Come over on the other side;
Show your colors, show your colors,
For the King they crucified;
Jesus leads the way to Eternal Day,
Come over on the other side.

2 Take your stand for right in the battle’s van,
Come over on the other side;
It will try the steel of the bravest man,
Come over on the other side. [Refrain]

3 Soon the light will come, soon the darkness fade,
Come over on the other side;
They will find no hope who have then delayed,
Come over on the other side. [Refrain]

4 Make a forward move, Jesus loves you so,
Come over on the other side;
There is joy and peace that your soul shall know,
Come over on the other side. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #7

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Make a forward move for the Lord today
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Show your colors

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Glad Tidings in Song #d44

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Glad Tidings in Song #78

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Herald of Praise #86

Hosanna in the Highest, Gypsy Smith's Campaign Song Book #d102

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Jubilate #7

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Make Christ King #102

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Songs of Salvation and Service. Revised #130

The Sheet Music of Heaven (Spiritual Song); The Mighty Triumphs of Sacred Song #d144

The Sheet Music of Heaven. The Mighty Triumphs of Sacred Song. 2nd ed. #d144

World Revival Hymns #d130

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