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The armies of God

O Christian, gird the armor on

Author: Chas. H. Gabriel
Tune: [O Christian, gird the armor on]
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O Christian, gird the armor on,
And press the fight with sin!
Go forth against the hosts of wrong,
Go forth our cause to win;
The conflict wildly rages,
No longer, then, delay,
But, trusting in Jehovah’s might,
Go! watch, and fight, and pray.

Refrain:
Hallelujah! they are marching on,
Hallelujah, praise the Lord!
The armies of the living God
Are marching on.

2 O Christian, gird the armor on,
And hasten to the field;
Against the powers of darkness go,
Determined not to yield!
Clad in a full salvation,
The Spirit’s sword in hand,
From victory unto victory go!
It is the Lord’s command. [Refrain]

3 O Christian, gird the armor on,
The world is watching thee;
With prayer and supplication press
Along to victory!
Be loyal to His service,
His truth to all proclaim;
God loves a valiant warrior,
Then go in Jesus’ name. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7974

Author: Chas. H. Gabriel

Pseudonymns: C. D. Emerson, S. B. Jackson, Jennie Ree  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Christian, gird the armor on
Title: The armies of God
Author: Chas. H. Gabriel
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, they are marching on
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7974
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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