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When Cometh the End of War

March on, Christian soldiers, nor yield to the foe

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [March on, Christian soldiers, nor yield to the foe]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 March on, Christian soldiers, nor yield to the foe,
Tho’ fierce be the conflict and sore;
Sin, sorrow and death, shall our King overthrow,
When cometh the end of the war.

Refrain:
There’ll be shoutings of praise; there’ll be songs evermore
On that beautiful shore;
There’ll be shoutings of praise; there’ll be songs evermore,
When cometh the end of the war.

2 The banner of love leads the hosts of the Lord;
The pillar of flame goes before;
We’ll fight the good fight till we share the reward,
When cometh the end of the war. [Refrain]

3 He comforts our hearts by the word of His grace,
The penitent soul He’ll restore;
O rapturous hour, when we meet face to face,
When cometh the end of the war. [Refrain]

4 The King’s ransomed armies, arrayed in pure white,
Shall gather His name to adore;
All honor, dominion, all glory and pow’r,
When cometh the end of the war. [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #112

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: March on, Christian soldiers, nor yield to the foe
Title: When Cometh the End of War
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: There'll be shoutings of praise

Timeline

Instances

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Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #112TextAudioPage Scan
Gospel Hymns and Songs: for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #112Page Scan
Rodeheaver's Sunday School Songs #d124
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