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Sound the cry o'er land and sea

Sound the cry o'er land and sea

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [Sound the cry o'er land and sea]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Sound the cry o’er land and sea,
Set the chorus ringing;
Soldiers of the King are we,
In his name we’re singing.

Soldiers of the King! Soldiers of the King!
We’re loyal in purpose and heart alway;
We fight ‘neath his banner, his will obey!
Soldiers of the King! Soldiers of the King!
We follow our Leader, he’ll win the day,
We’re soldiers of the King.

2 Wave his standard overhead,
Set his sign before us;
Bravely in his steps we tread,
With his banner o’er us. [Refrain]

3 Join the song of victory,
Fail and falter never;
Brave and sturdy hearts have we,
And we’ll serve him ever. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #10

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. 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: Sound the cry o'er land and sea
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Refrain First Line: Soldiers of the King