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On for Jesus

On for Jesus, steady be your arm and brave

Author: J. Howard Entwisle
Tune: [On for Jesus! steady be your arm and brave]
Published in 10 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 On for Jesus! steady be your arm and brave;
Onward, onward, take the shield and sword;
On for Jesus! standard of your Captain wave,
Pressing onward, trusting in his word.

Marching on, marching on,
We’re marching onward still for Jesus;
Marching on, marching on,
Beneath the banner of the free.
“On for Jesus!” this shall be the battle-cry,
Ne’er retreating, ever pressing on;
On for Jesus! marching on to victory,
As we shout the glad redemption song.

2 On for Jesus! tiresome tho’ the conflict be,
Though the hosts of sin are pressing hard;
On for Jesus! striving for the victory,
Endless life will soon be your reward. [Refrain]

3 On for Jesus, till the sound of strife is o’er!
When the great Commander calls for thee
Thou shalt wear a crown of life forevermore,
And with Jesus reign eternally. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #92

Author: J. Howard Entwisle

Born: Circa 1865, Pennsylvania. Died: December 16, 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Entwisle was living in Chester, Pennsylvania, as of 1880. His works include: Songs of Love and Praise, No. 4, with John Sweney & Henry Gilmour (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1897) Songs of Love and Praise, No. 5, by John Sweney, Frank M. Davis (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1898) Bright Melodies, with John Sweney (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1899) Exalted Praise, with Powell Fithian (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: MacCalla & Company, 1901) --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

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First Line: On for Jesus, steady be your arm and brave
Title: On for Jesus
Author: J. Howard Entwisle



The Cyber Hymnal #11438
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