Raise the song of triumph

Raise the song of triumph

Author: T. Crawford
Published in 11 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Raise the song of triumph,
Swell the strain of joy;
Hymns in praise of Jesus
Let our lips employ;
As our Savior greet Him,
Grateful tribute bring,
Praises to our Captain,
Praises to our King.

Onward! Forward! bright as the sun;
Onward Forward till day is done;
Onward and forward till vict’ry’s won;
We are marching home.

2 Day by day we’re passing
Thro’ this world of care;
Year by year approaching
Heav’n so bright and fair.
Old and young together
Join the pilgrim band
Marching on to vict’ry
And the promised land. [Refrain]

3 Tenderly the Shepherd
Ev’ry lamb doth guide;
Keep us, then, dear Jesus,
Safely by Thy side.
Faithful to Thy promise,
Storms can ne’er dismay;
Mighty Captain, lead us
On in Zion’s way. [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #149

Author: T. Crawford

Crawford, Thomas, was born in 1850 at Falkirk, Scotland, and now (1906) resides at Stroud Green, London. His hymn:— Raise the song of triumph, swell the strains of joy [Service for Christ], gained a first prize for words and music (both original) in a S. S. Union competition, 1883. Both are in the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, and the words in Voice of Praise, 1887, School Hymns, 1891, and others. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Raise the song of triumph
Author: T. Crawford
Refrain First Line: Forward, forward, victory be the cry



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Alleluia: a hymnal for use in schools, in the home, in young people's societies in devotional meetings #120

Orders of Worship for the Sunday School #d19

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Pilgrim Songs for the Sunday School #193

Sunday School Voices, No.2 #d167

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The Praise Book for Young People's Societies, Church Prayer Meetings and Sunday Schools #265

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The School Hymnal #227

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The Westminster Hymnal for congregational and social use and for the Sunday School #43

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Williston Hymns #149

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