On To Victory!

There are foes that must be conquered

Author: Judson W. Van De Venter
Tune: [There are foes that must be conquered]
Published in 19 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There are foes that must be conquered,
There are battles we must win;
There are lands that must be taken,
That are going down in sin,
Let us enter in the struggle,
Ever march upon our way,
We must take the world for God and win the day.

Chorus:
On to victory!
On to victory!
On to victory!
The foe must die!
On to victory!
On to victory!
On to victory!
We'll conquer by and by!

2 There are hosts of sin before us
That extend from sea to sea;
There are many still in bondage,
There are slaves that must be free;
Let us all be up and doing,
Ever found within the fray,
We must take the world for God and win the day. [Chorus]

3 There are many dear ones dying,
They are falling ev'rywhere;
Let us bravely go and help them,
They are lost and need our care;
Fall in line, prepare for battle,
Let us fight as well as pray,
We must take the world for God and win the day. [Chorus}



Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #98

Author: Judson W. Van De Venter

Judson W. Van DeVenter was born 15 December 1855 on a farm near the village of Dundee, Mishigan. He was educated in the country and village schools, and at Hillsdale College. He later moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. He wrote about 100 hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There are foes that must be conquered
Title: On To Victory!
Author: Judson W. Van De Venter
Refrain First Line: On to victory, on to victory

Timeline

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

Adult Bible Class Hymnal No. 1 #d113

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Christian Hymns No. 1 #158

Conquest Hymns, New and Old for all Services #d205

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Gospel Praises for Use in Meetings of Christian Worship #187

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Joyful Praise: for Sunday Schools, young people's societies, devotional and revival meetings #61

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Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #138

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Make His Praise Glorious #68

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #39

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New Songs of the Gospel: for use in all religious meetings #41

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 3: A winnowed collection for evangelical services, young people's societies and Sunday Schools #14

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #14

Revival Gems No. 1 #d69

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Songs for All #51

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Songs of Grace and Truth: for use in religious meetings #8

Songs of Praise and Consecration #d80

Songs of Praise and Victory. Pentecostal ed. #d112

Songs of the Living Way #d75

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Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #96

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The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #98

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