World wide prohibition

The order has gone forth, move forward

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Tune: MARSEILLAISE
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The order has gone forth- "Move forward!"
Gird on the armor and away!
In columns firm and strong advancing,
On to the front without delay!
On to the front! oh, be up and away!
Let not the din of strife o'erwhelm thee;
Let not the enemy alarm,
For lo, there goeth on before thee,
One able to defend from harm.

Chorus:
To the front, O soldiers brave, (be brave,)
There's a world from drink to save; (to save;)
Then fight for world-wide prohibition,
For world-wide prohibition.

2 From far and near the cry rings- "Help us!"
Behold, the moment is at hand
When ev'ry loyal christian soldier
Should hear and heed the Lord's demand,
Should hear the Lord, for He speaks to command!
For Satan's strong-holds must be taken;
His idols must be overthrown;
Let ev'ry volunteer awaken,
And make the temp'rance cause his own. [Chorus]

3 Before thine eyes a mighty army
Goes marching onward to the grave;
And will ye see them pressing forward,
Nor reach a helping hand to save,
Nor reach a hand to deliver and save?
From o'er the waters, too, comes ringing
The pleading Macedonian cry;
O Christian, rouse ye from thy slumber,
And answer "Master, here am I." [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #359

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonyms: C. D. Emerson, Charlotte G. Homer, S. B. Jackson, A. W. Lawrence, Jennie Ree… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The order has gone forth, move forward
Title: World wide prohibition
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Refrain First Line: To the front, O soldiers brave
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Gospel Songs for Men, a Collection of Quartets and Choruses for Male Voices #d90

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Make Christ King #275

The Anti-Saloon League Song Book #d86

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The New Make Christ King #250

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The New Praiseworthy #359

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