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Soldiers on the battlefield

Soldiers on the battlefield

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Soldiers on the battle field]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Soldiers on the battle field,
Fight to win, fight to win;
Have no tho’t that you will yield,
Soldiers, fight to win.

Refrain:
Fight to win, fight to win,
Never yield an inch to sin;
Keep up the fight both day and night,
Soldiers, fight, fight to win. [Refrain]

2 Tho’ the strife be long and hard,
Fight to win, fight to win;
Courage is its own reward,
Soldiers, fight to win. [Refrain]

3 Follow where your Leader leads,
Fight to win, fight to win;
Crown your lives with noble deeds,
Soldiers, fight to win. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #39

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. 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: Soldiers on the battlefield
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Fight to win

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