The Day Is Nigh

There are many calls to war

Author: J. G. Bickerton
Tune: [There are many calls to war]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There are many calls to war,
There are banners waving high,
Zion’s hosts, arise from far and near!
Throng ye to the battle front,
Halt ye not upon the way,
For the King of Light shall soon appear!

Onward to the fray,
Trusting God to help us day by day.
Ever onward as we sing,
To the glory of the Lord our king.

2 Weapon formed against the Church
Shall not prosper, saith the Lord,
’Gainst the light that shineth as the sun;
But the glorious Church of God,
Onward moves from day to day,
And will prosper while the ages run. [Refrain]

3 Zion loved of the Lord,
Lift thy voice and cry aloud,
For the day of triumph soon shall come.
Soon the night will pass away,
Soon will dawn the perfect day,
And the ransomed shall be gathered home. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8218

Author: J. G. Bickerton

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Text Information

First Line: There are many calls to war
Title: The Day Is Nigh
Author: J. G. Bickerton
Refrain First Line: Onward to the fray
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #8218
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The Cyber Hymnal #8218

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