Soldiers of the King

Onward comes a legion

Author: William Henry Gardner
Tune: [Onward comes a legion]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Onward comes a legion,
And with joy they sin;
See upon their banner;
“Soldiers of the King.”

Refrain:
Soldiers of the King of Glory!
Publishing salvation’s story!
Wondrous tidings do ye bring,
Noble soldiers of the King!

2 Mighty is their armor,
Loud their plaudits ring;
Singing praise eternal,
To their Lord and King. [Refrain]

3 Onward, noble legion,
To the Grand Review,
Where the King of Glory
Waits to welcome you. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #3

Author: William Henry Gardner

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Onward comes a legion
Title: Soldiers of the King
Author: William Henry Gardner
Refrain First Line: Soldiers of the King
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