Rouse ye, Christian soldiers, for the conflict

Rouse ye, Christian soldiers, for the conflict

Author: Victor M. Hastfield
Tune: [Rouse ye, Christian soldiers, for the conflict is at hand]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Rouse ye, Christian soldiers, for the conflict is at hand,
Satan’s hosts are marshaling, a bold, determined band;
Thro’ our valiant Leader shall the victory be won;
All the world shall serve Him if we ev’ry one bring one.

Refrain:
Ev’ry one bring one! Let all take up the glad refrain!
Ev’ry one bring one! Repeat it o’er and o’er again;
All the world shall come to Jesus Christ, the blessed Son,
Ev’ry heart confess Him, if we ev’ry one bring one.

2 Many hearts are weary with the heavy load of sin,
Many cheerless homes would gladly let the Savior in;
Souls that sit in shadows could be basking in the sun,
If the saved would pray in faith, and ev’ry one bring one. [Refrain]

3 Are you ready now to do the part that you can do?
Will you tell to others what the Lord has done for you?
Sit no longer idle, nor the path of duty shun,—
Save the whole wide world for Christ, and ev’ry one bring one. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #84

Author: Victor M. Hastfield

Born: February 24, 1859, Murray, Indiana. Died: December 20, 1945, Winona Lake, Indiana. Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana. A devout Presbyterian family, the Hatfields moved to Ossian, Indiana, in 1867. Victor attended the local Ossian schools, plus by a special course under Reverend A. Mayn. He spent a year at Elder’s Ridge Academy in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, under Dr. Alexander Donaldson, then attended the University of Wooster, where he took classical courses. Upon return to Ossian, Victor joined his father Hiram in his mercantile business, Hatfield & Son. Victor eventually took over the business, and branched out into selling musical instruments, including pianos and organs. Victor married Estella E. King in 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: Rouse ye, Christian soldiers, for the conflict
Author: Victor M. Hastfield
Refrain First Line: Every one bring one

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