With banners waving

There's a call comes ringing over land and sea

Author: Isaiah G. Martin
Tune: [There’s a call comes ringing over land and sea]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a call comes ringing over land and sea,
Ye soldiers of the cross be true;
Tho’ the foe be mighty, on the Lord rely,
And he will bring you safely thro.

Refrain:
With banners waving we will forward go;
In the name of Jesus we will rout the foe;
For the Lord Jehovah will our Captain be,
And lead us on to victory.

2 Buckle on the armor, then unsheath the sword,
And forward into battle go;
Wave the royal banner, trusting in the Lord,
And he will put to flight the foe. [Refrain]

3 Over land and sea, wherever man is found,
Proclaim salvation full and free;
That the souls who now are by the tyrant bound,
May all be set at liberty. [Refrain]

4 There’s a crown awaiting ev’ry soldier true,
Who’ll stand until the vict’ry’s won;
Let us then be faithful to the Lord of hosts
Until we hear the words “Well done.” [Refrain]

Source: Revival Melodies #71

Author: Isaiah G. Martin

Martin, Isaiah Guyman. (Gentry County, Missouri, April 18, 1862--August 23, 1957, Pasadena, California). Richmond School of Music; Missouri (now Kansas) Wesleyan; Iliff School of Theology. Married in 1905, two sons, one daughter. Converted at age 12, joined the Baptist Church; 1893 joined the Methodist Church and began his ministry. 1903 joined the Church of the Nazarene and in 1905 was appointed District Superintendent of "all the territory east of the Rocky Mountains." Pastored First Church of the Nazarene, Chicago; evangelist. Tenor soloist; composed songs as a hobby (around 200), frequently while playing the reed organ. "Eastern Gate" is probably his most familiar hymn. It was written as a tribute to Dr. P.F. Bresee's traditional far… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a call comes ringing over land and sea
Title: With banners waving
Author: Isaiah G. Martin

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Revival Melodies #71

Standardbearer Hymns #d102

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