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Sound upon the bugle the signal

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1 Sound upon the bugle the signal to advance,
And intent on winning battle for your King,
Publish to the world the might
Of the cause of truth and right,
And with joy and gladness make the echoes ring.

Sound upon the bugle the signal to advance
The enemy can never stand against the Spirit's lance;
Sound upon the bugle the stirring rall'ing cry;
We will take the world for Jesus if we try.

2 Sound upon the bugle the rousing call to arms,
And in glitt'ring armor go in Jesus' pow'r,
Forward ever, never fail,
In His strength we will prevail,
He will be our Succor in the fiercest hour. [Chorus]

3 Sound upon the bugle the thrilling, ringing cry,
And together muster, soldiers of the King,
Boldly for this worthy fight,
Full of courage, do the right,
Then with joy and gladness songs of vict'ry sing. [Chorus]

Source: Sunday School Hymns No. 2 #48

Author: Laurene Highfield

Laurene Highfield was born in Quincy, Illinois. She wrote about three hundred hymns and sacred songs, the libretto of one orotorio and several cantatas among other works. NN Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sound upon the bugle the signal
Author: Laurene Highfield
Copyright: Public Domain



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Convention Hymns Selected from Sunday School Melodies #d32

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Songs of Service. Rev. ed. #a73

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Songs of Service #73

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Sunday School Hymns No. 2 #48

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Sunday School Hymns No. 2 (Canadian ed.) #48

Sunday School Melodies #d118

The Boy's Hymnal #d48

The Boy's Hymnal #d22

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The Junior Song and Service Book #12

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