Show your colors while you journey

Show your colors while you journey

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [Show your colors, while you journey]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Show your colors, while you journey
Lift the gospel banner high;
Let it tell of Christ, the Saviour,
Who from God came forth to die.

Refrain:
Show your colors, show your colors,
Let the banner be unfurl’d,
Till it waves o’er ev’ry nation,
And the kingdoms of the world.

2 Plant your colors on the mountains,
On the hill tops and the plains;
Rally round the glorious standard
Of the King who ever reigns. [Refrain]

3 ‘Neath the colors of your Captain
Charge against the ranks of sins;
You shall scale the mighty ramparts,
And the vict’ry you shall win. [Refrain]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old: for use in prayer and praise meetings, evangelistic services, sunday schools, young people's societies and all other departments of church work #39

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Show your colors while you journey
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

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Best Endeavor Hymns: especially for use in Christian endeavor societies, young people's meetings, Sunday schools, and general church work #19

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Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #80

Hallowed Hymns #d195

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Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #39

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Royal Hymnal: for the Sunday School #9

Songs of Service and Praise #d81

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