Soldiers of the King

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1 Soldiers of the King, oh, hear the battle cry;
See the foe advance, the hosts are drawing nigh;
Naught have you to fear, tho’ ranks of sin assail;
Thanks be unto God, His army shall prevail.

Refrain:
Thanks be unto God, our Universal King!
Thanks be unto God, oh, let His praises ring!
They that overcome His chosen ones shall be;
Thanks be unto God who gives the victory!

2 Courage, bravely on, the Lord of Hosts is near;
Hear His gentle voice in accents sweet and clear,
Thrilling all the air above the battle’s din;
Christian soldiers, on, by faith your cause shall win. [Refrain]

3 Raise you banners high, your glorious cause proclaim;
Hosts of sin defy, thro’ Christ, your Captain’s name;
Sing the song of faith in triumph o’er and o’er;
Thanks be unto God, who lives forevermore! [Refrain]

Source: Consecrated Hymns #76

Author: Fanny Crosby

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First Line: Soldiers of the King
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Thanks be unto God

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Consecrated Hymns #76

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