Onward to battle

Representative Text

1 Onward to battle,
A loyal band of soldiers we;
O’er wrong and evil
We’ll win the victory!

Refrain:
Onward, then, nor falter in the conflict,
Haste away, the call obey;
Tho’ evil’s mighty host encamp against us,
They cannot prevail;
Onward, then, our captain true is leading,
Forward go to meet the foe;
Despite his boast, we’ll conquer Satan’s host;
We can never, never fail.

2 Christ is our captain,
A leader strong and true is He;
He leads to triumph
Tho’ fierce the strife may be. [Refrain]

3 Long tho’ the conflict,
We ne’er shall give the battle o’er;
Till Christ in triumph
Shall reign from shore to shore. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #6

Author: Hannah Thurston

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Text Information

First Line: Onward to battle
Author: Hannah Thurston
Refrain First Line: Onward, then, nor falter
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