Over the top for Jesus

There's a battle raging over the land and sea

Author: James V. Reid
Tune: [There's a battle raging over the land and sea]
Published in 12 hymnals

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1 There’s a battle raging over the land and sea,
True to Christ our captain we will be;
Satan’s hosts are mighty, fighting for ruin and sin,
But in this great conflict right is sure to win.

Over the top for Jesus bravely we will go:
Over the top for Jesus, routing ev’ry foe,
Never delaying when we hear the bugle blow,
We’ll fight for right with all our might,
As over the top we go.

2 There’s a cry of sorrow rising from hearts oppressed,
There’s a world in sadness and unrest;
But the hope that thrills us, looking out into the night,
Christ, the Lord of battles, leads me in the fight. [Refrain]

3 When the pow’rs of earth before our Redeemer shall kneel,
When the joy of triumph we shall feel;
Then with Christ who conquered, into the realms of the blest,
We shall march in vic’try to eternal rest. [Refrain]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns: Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #73

Author: James V. Reid

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Text Information

First Line: There's a battle raging over the land and sea
Title: Over the top for Jesus
Author: James V. Reid
Refrain First Line: Over the top for Jesus bravely we will go
Copyright: Public Domain



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