The Heavenly Race

Rejoice, my soul, the trumpet sounds

Author: D. W. Whittle (1878)
Tune: [Rejoice, my soul, the trumpet sounds]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Rejoice, my soul, the trumpet sounds,
And calls thee to the strife;
Forget the things that are behind,
And seek the crown of life.

Press onward, onward, oh, my soul,
Look up to Christ, thy Lord—
You fight, I’ll conquer,
He hath said;
Trust in His faithful word.

2 A host of witnesses around,
Behold thee in the fight;
Keep on the path their feet have trod,
And keep the crown in sight. [Refrain]

3 Thy glorious captain from on high,
With joy looks down on thee,
" fight, I’ll conquer," is His word,
"I’ll give the victory." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10163

Author: D. W. Whittle

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Text Information

First Line: Rejoice, my soul, the trumpet sounds
Title: The Heavenly Race
Author: D. W. Whittle (1878)
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Press onward, onward, O, my soul
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10163
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The Cyber Hymnal #10163

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