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Onward, Little Soldiers

Onward, little soldiers, bravely onward go

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Onward, little soldiers, bravely onward go]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1 Onward, little soldiers, bravely onward go;
Right about for Jesus, learn to face the foe;
Jesus is your Leader, and your soul will shield;
Onward, little soldiers, to the battlefield.

Onward, little soldiers, bravely onward go;
Right about for Jesus, learn to face the foe.

2 Onward, little soldiers, in the gospel light;
Keep your banner waving, and your armor bright;
Follow Jesus closely, and from fear be free;
Let your weapons always love and kindness be. [Refrain]

3 Onward, little soldiers, onward every day,
Full of love for Jesus, eager for the fray;
Every hour that passes, Even you may win
Victories for Jesus over doubt and sin. [Refrain]

Jewels for Juniors, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Onward, little soldiers, bravely onward go
Title: Onward, Little Soldiers
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Timeless Truths #686

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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