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We're marching on

Marching on with banner waving

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Marching on with banners waving]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Marching on with banners waving, singing in our gladness,
Fearing not the countless foes that throng our way,
In the sunlight of His love that banishes all sadness,
With the Spirit’s sword we’ll conquer in the fray.

Marching on, on, on, filling the way with joyous singing;
Marching on, on, on, praises to Jesus ever bringing;
Marching on, on, on, victory o’er the wide world ringing,
Hallelujah! in His name we’re marching on.

2 Marching on, a mighty army trusting in His power,
At His royal bidding boldly pressing on,
Loyal soldiers, in His footsteps walking every hour,
Fearing not to tread the path where Christ has gone. [Refrain]

3 Marching on for Captain Jesus, through the shadows breaking,
Soon o’er all the world shall wave His banner bright;
After struggle, toil and pain shall come the glad awaking,
Crowns of victory we’ll wear in realms of light. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #69

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: Marching on with banner waving
Title: We're marching on
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
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