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Soldiers in the Army

Soldiers in the Army Of the Lord our King (McPhail)

Author: John McPhail
Tune: [Soldiers in the army]
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Soldiers in the army
Of the Lord our King,
Help along the triumph,
All your forces bring;
Move in solid column,
Strike the pow'r of sin;
Strong, united effort,
Shall the vict'ry win.

Chorus:
Soldiers in the army,
Strike with all your might,
Strike with all your might;
In the name of Jesus,
Strike, and put the foe to flight.

2 Soldiers in the army,
Led by Christ, the Lord,
On to certain conquest,
On to great reward;
Raise aloft the banner,
That the world may know
We are bound to conquer,
And subdue the foe. [Chorus]

3 Soldiers in the army,
To the cause be true,
In this day of battle,
There is much to do;
God will crown with honor,
Ev'ry royal heart;
Rally, soldier, rally,
Do a noble part. [Chorus]

4 Soldiers in the army,
Never leave your post,
Till the Captain bids you
Join the ransomed host;
Then with shouts of triumph
To their ranks ascend,
Swell with them the chorus,
That shall never end. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #178

Author: John McPhail

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Text Information

First Line: Soldiers in the Army Of the Lord our King (McPhail)
Title: Soldiers in the Army
Author: John McPhail
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Soldiers in the army
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Crowning glory no. 2 #178

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Crowning Glory #47

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International Gospel Hymns and Songs #119

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New Soul Winning Songs #115

Songs of Saving Power #d182

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #160

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d317

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Voices of Victory #131

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