Rally for the right

Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord,
Fall into line, fall into line;
Gird on the armor, both the shield and the sword,
Fall into line, fall into line.

Refrain:
Rally, then; rally, then; rally for the right;
God needs the brave and true;
Rally, then; rally, then; rally in your mighty;
God is calling you.

2 There is a battle to be fought in the right,
Fall into line, fall into line;
And we can win it if we strike in our might,
Fall into line, fall into line. [Refrain]

3 Earnest the conflict, needing brave men and strong,
Fall into line, fall into line;
We will not falter though the struggle be long,
Fall into line, fall into line. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #37

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord
Title: Rally for the right
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Rally then

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Bells of Victory #32

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Junior Songs #32

Perennial Songs #d178

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Sacred Trio #355

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Showers of Blessing #37

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The Sacred Trio #355

The Voice of Praise, a new collection #d117

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Words of Life #20

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