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Soldiers of the Cross

Soldiers of the cross, awaken

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Tune: [Soldiers of the cross, awaken]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Soldiers of the cross, awaken!
Hear ye not the trumpet sound?
Come and rally ‘round the banner,
Where the sons of Christ are found!

Refrain:
Wake to honor! wake to duty!
For the battle has begun,
And the holy cause we follow,
Calls for ev’ry valiant son!

2 Arm yourselves, ye Christian soldiers
With the helmet and the sword,
While the clarion call is sounding,
Forward, trusting in His word. [Refrain]

3 For the King divine, we’re fighting,
And His foes shall be our own!
Till the mighty hosts are conquered
And our Sovereign reigns alone! [Refrain]

4 Soldiers of the cross of Jesus,
Bear His standard bravely on!
When His truth shall reign triumphant,
Then the day of peace shall dawn! [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #71

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner

Fronie Bell Turner, married to Rev. R. N. Turner, pastor in the Protestant Episcopal Church. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soldiers of the cross, awaken
Title: Soldiers of the Cross
Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Refrain First Line: Keeping step

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Exalted Praise #71

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