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Onward move, ye followers of the Lord

Onward move, ye followers of the Lord

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Onward move, ye followers of the Lord]
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Onward move, ye foll’wers of the Lord,
Trusting in his pow’r, hark’ning to his word;
Gird ye on the Spirit’s mighty sword,
Working out your own salvation.

God is faithful, he is working too,
Of His pleasure, both to will and do;
Now your vow of diligence renew,
Working out your own salvation.

2 See before, a crown of glory lies,
Run the heav’nly race, reaching for the prize;
Forward facing, mount the starry skies,
Working out your own salvation. [Refrain]

3 Marching on as soldiers of the King,
Let the hills and plains with rejoicing ring;
Ye shall triumph as ye shout and sing,
Working out your own salvation. [Refrain]

4 To yon city bathed in golden light,
City of the King, climb the pathway bright;
Faith shall vanish, turned to blissful sight,
Working out your own salvation. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Summerland #168

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Onward move, ye followers of the Lord
Author: Thoro Harris
Refrain First Line: God is faithful, he is working too



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Evangelistic Hymns #d139

Evangelistic Hymns No. 2 #d138

Foursquare Favorites #d129

From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d128

Full Gospel Songs #d85

Gems of Love #d107

Gospel Quintet Songs #d149

Helpful Hymns suitable for all religious services #d99

Hymns of Hope #d134

Revival Flame, Bosworth Campaign Special #d90

Revival Praise. Erickson Campaign Special #d74

TextAudioPage Scan

Songs of Summerland #168

Tabernacle Revivalist #d131

The Sheet Music of Heaven (Spiritual Song); The Mighty Triumphs of Sacred Song #d185

The Sheet Music of Heaven. The Mighty Triumphs of Sacred Song. 2nd ed. #d185

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