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Sounding the Wath-cry

Sounding the watch cry, on we go

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Sounding the watch-cry, on we go]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sounding the watch-cry, on we go;
Ever our col­ors glad we show;
Soldiers of Jesus, march along
With happy, hap­py hearts and grate­ful song.

Then sound aloud the watch-cry,
Joyful as we go;
Sound aloud the watch-cry
Working here be­low;
Sound the watch-cry ev­er
Till our work is done,
And our crown is won.

2 Sounding the watch-cry far and near,
Glory to Je­sus, Sav­ior dear;
O let the earth re­joice and sing
Hosanna to His name, our heav’n­ly king. [Refrain]

3 Fearless and faith­ful we would be;
Savior, unite us all in Thee;
Fit us to dwell on yon­der shore
And shout aloud Thy praise for ev­er­more. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #16058

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Sounding the watch cry, on we go
Title: Sounding the Wath-cry
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then sound aloud
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #16058
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #16058

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