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Mighty Army of the Young

Mighty army of the young

Author: John R. Colgan (1891)
Tune: [Mighty army of the young]
Published in 77 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Mighty army of the young,
Lift the voice in cheerful song,
Send the welcome word along,
Jesus lives!
Once he died for you and me,
Bore our sins upon the tree,
Now he lives to make us free,
Jesus lives!

Chorus:
Wait not till the shadows lengthen, till you older grow,
Rally now and sing for Jesus, ev'rywhere you go;
Lift your joyful voices high,
Ringing clear thro' earth and sky,
Let the blessed tidings fly, Jesus lives!
Wait not till the shadows lengthen, till you older grow,
Rally now and sing for Jesus, ev'rywhere you go;
Lift your joyful voices high,
Ringing clear thro' earth and sky,
Let the blessed tidings fly, Jesus lives!

2 Tongues of children light and free,
Tongues of youth all full of glee,
Sing to all on land and sea,
Jesus lives!
Light for you and all mankind,
Sight for all by sin made blind,
Life in Jesus all may find,
Jesus lives! [Chorus]

3 Jesus lives, O blessed words!
King of kings and Lord of lords!
Lift the cross and sheathe the swords,
Jesus lives!
See, He breaks the prison wall,
Throws aside the dreadful pall,
Conquers death at once for all,
Jesus lives! [Chorus]


Source: Tabernacle Hymns: Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #110

Author: John R. Colgan

Rv John Roland Colgan USA 1830-1911. Born in Westville, OH, he became a methodist Episcopal minister in the Central OH conference, serving 38 years. He was an able and successful expositor of Scripture. He married Catherine Boyer. They had two sons and four daughters.. He authored several hymn lyrics. He died in Birmingham, AL. Wk: Jesus lives (Mighty army of the young). John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Mighty army of the young
Title: Mighty Army of the Young
Author: John R. Colgan (1891)
Meter: 7.7.7.3 D with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Wait not till the shadows lengthen
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4172
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #983
  • Mighty_Army_of_the_Young.pdf (PDF)
  • Mighty_Army_of_the_Young.xml (XML)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #4172

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Timeless Truths #983

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