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Soldiers of Immanuel, go forward in His name

Soldiers of Immanuel, go forward in His name

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [Soldiers of Immanuel, go forward in His name]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Soldiers of Immanuel, go forward in His name,
Holy warfare waging, pow’rs of sin engaging;
Lift His royal standard and His truth divine proclaim,
Till the world shall own Him King.

Go forth, go forth, and battle for the right,
Defeat the foe and put his host to flight;
Ye soldiers of Immanuel, press on
Until the victory is won.

2 Soldiers of Immanuel, go forward to the fray,
Songs of triumph singing, shouts of vict’ry ringing;
Follow your Commander, He is with you every day;
Onward! is the battle cry. [Refrain]

3 Soldiers of Immanuel, the battle soon shall cease;
In a home of splendor we shall homage render
Unto Jesus, He who is the glorious Prince of Peace,
When we lay our armor down. [Refrain]

Source: Favorite Gospel Songs #29

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Rv Haldor Lillenas DMus Norway/USA 1885-1959. Born at Stord, near Bergen, Norway, his father sold their 15 acre farm in Norway and emigrated to the U.S., buying a farm in Colton, SD. After he built a sod house, the family (wife and three chldren) also came to SD in 1887. They moved to Astoria, Oregon in 1889, where Lillenas learned English and began writing song lyrics at an early age. In 1900 the family moved again to Roseville, MN, where he worked as a farm laborer and began attending a Lutheran high school at Hawick, MN. He sold a few songs at age 19. At age 21 he began writing more songs, encouraged by some earlier ones becoming popular (“He set me free” was one). His mother died in 1906 and his father returned to ND, but Li… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soldiers of Immanuel, go forward in His name
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: Go forth
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Favorite Gospel Songs #29

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Full Gospel Songs #21

Glorious Gospel Hymns #d492

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Great Gospel Songs #11

Hymns of Glorious Praise #d339

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New Songs of the Old Faith #18

Praise and Worship #363

Praise and Worship #363

Songs of Full Salvation #d176

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Songs of Full Salvation #63

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Songs of Praise #3

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Songs of the Sanctuary #6

Soul Winning Songs #d10

Thankful Hearts #d123

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