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The war is on the battle cry is ringing out

The war is on the battle cry is ringing out

Author: Charles Reign Scoville
Tune: [The war is on, the battle cry is ringing out]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The war is on, the battle cry is ringing out:
“To arms, to arms!” King Jesus leads the way;
The Armageddon forces of the Lord of Hosts
Are mobilizing for the mighty fray.

Refrain:
The Armageddon hosts are gath'ring,
The battle-line is drawn today;
We'll ne'er surrender, for our Defender,
The Prince of Peace, will lead the way
The Mighty God will be our Fortress,
The gates of hell shall not prevail;
In battle glorious with King victorious,
We'll never, never, never fail,
In battle glorious, with God victorious,
We cannot fail,
We cannot fail.

2 Ten thousand times ten thousand thousand soldiers come,
From ev'ry kindred, tribe and tongue and race:
Celestial hosts shall join us in the glad acclaim,
And on His brow the crown of glory place. [Refrain]

3 The kingdoms of this sin-cursed world shall now become
The Kingdom of our Lord and Savior King;
The Prince of Peace in royal proclamation comes,
And heav'n and earth in mighty paeons ring. [Refrain]

4 Two worlds await the issue of this mighty war,
And soldiers of the King of kings are we:
We'll plant the cross on ev'ry fort in ev'ry land,
And all the earth to Jesus bow the knee. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #177

Author: Charles Reign Scoville

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Text Information

First Line: The war is on the battle cry is ringing out
Author: Charles Reign Scoville
Refrain First Line: The Armageddon hosts are gathering
Copyright: Public Domain

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Calvary's Praises #188

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The King of Glory #177

Wonder Hymns of Faith #d205

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