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O ye watchman sound the trumpet

O ye watchman sound the trumpet

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O ye watchman, sound the trumpet]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O ye watchman, sound the trumpet,
Sound it far and near,
Lo! the morn of Gospel freedom
Comes the world to cheer.

Lift the cross, and wave its banner;
Shout the joyful strain,
Christ the Lord, the King of Glory,
Over all shall reign.

2 See Him riding on to conquer;
See a countless throng;
Swell their ranks, and while they follow,
Hear the mighty song. [Refrain]

3 See their armor, how it glitters
In the morning light,
While the powers of sin and darkness
Tremble at the sight. [Refrain]

4 Every foe shall yet be vanquished,
Strife and wrong shall cease;
All the world shall own His scepter,
Christ the Prince of Peace. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11003

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O ye watchman sound the trumpet
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Lift the cross and wave its banner


The Cyber Hymnal #11003
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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