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Onward to fields of glory

There's a mighty army gathering

Author: Rene Bronner
Tune: [There's a mighty army gath'ring]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a mighty army gath’ring for the fray,
Making strong and ready ere they bravely march away;
Bright their banners gleaming, ‘neath the noon-day sun;
Willingly they don the armor one by one.

Refrain:
Onward to fields of glory, singing as we go,
Telling the old, old story, ready for the foe;
Onward to fields of glory, faith and love prevail;
Out on the field of battle, right cannot fail.

2 Joyful songs are ringing, hearts are filled with love,
Living in the vict’ry that awaits us up above;
Serving our Commander, at his beck and call,
Knowing he will safely guide us, one and all. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ the foe advancing comes with mighty tread,
We will never falter with his banner overhead;
Trusting in his goodness, marching in his love,
Following our footsteps to our home above.

Source: His Worthy Praise #81

Author: Rene Bronner

Born: Date unk­nown, but songs by Bron­ner were in pub­li­ca­tion by 1905. We do not know if this au­thor was a man or wo­man, but we have seen at least one ref­er­ence to a lyr­i­cist named Mrs. Re­ne Bron­ner. Bron­ner’s works in­clude: Under the Christ­mas Star, with Hen­ry Pe­trie (New York: Lo­renz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1914) © The Cyber Hymnal™ http://www.hymntime.com/tch. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a mighty army gathering
Title: Onward to fields of glory
Author: Rene Bronner
Copyright: Public Domain

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His Worthy Praise #81

The Junior Choir No. 3 #d24

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