Press forward O soldiers

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1 Press forward, O soldiers, with banner and shield;
The Lord is our helper, the world is our field;
With courage advancing, our strength in Hi might,
Let this be our watchword: ‘For God and the right.’

Then stand for the right,
Firmly stand for the right;
And this be our watchword:
‘For God and the right.’

2 Move forward, O soldiers, be loyal and true,
Whatever the trials keep Jesus in view;
His steps let us follow, and walk in His light,
And this be our watchword: ‘For God and the right.’ [Refrain]

3 Though legions of darkness may rally their pow’rs,
Though fierce be the conflict, the day shall be ours;
God’s arm is our refuge; we’ll trust in His might,
While marching to battle for ‘God and the right.” [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #23

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Press forward O soldiers
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then stand for the right
Copyright: Public Domain



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Sacred Songs No. 2 #23

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d139

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