The Sunday school army

The children are coming, united and strong

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [The children are coming]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 The children are coming, united and strong,
And now like an army are marching along;
With bright, smiling faces in chorus they sing,
Hosanna, Hosanna to Jesus our King.

Refrain:
To Jesus our King, our Saviour and King,
Hosanna, Hosanna to Jesus we sing;
O’er valley and mountain the chorus shall ring,
Hosanna, Hosanna to Jesus our King.

2 Their banners uplifted are waving in air,
White onward, still onward, their colors they bear;
Their hearts with their voices keep time while they sing,
Hosanna, Hosanna to Jesus our King. [Refrain]

3 Go forward, young soldiers, and trust in the Lord;
Go forward to duty, your counsel His word;
O’er ocean’s wide billows the echo shall ring,
Hosanna, Hosanna to Jesus our King. [Refrain]

Source: The Bright Array #128

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: The children are coming, united and strong
Title: The Sunday school army
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: To Jesus our King

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