God Speed Them On

They go to preach the blessed word

Author: Mrs. C. L. Shacklock
Tune: [They go to preach the blessed word]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 They go to preach the blessèd word,
The army of the gracious Lord;
Against the hosts of death and sin,
A war to wage, a victory win.

Refrain:
God speed them on, God speed them on
’Till fought the fight, the victory won;
’Till truth shall spread from shore to shore,
’Till death and sin shall be no more.

2 They leave the homes of early years,
The triumph o’er their human fears;
As soldiers of the cross they bear
His royal banner everywhere. [Refrain]

3 While on they march, in toil and pain,
Without a thought of loss or gain,
In armor clad to meet the foe,
God speed them on the way they go. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12889

Author: Mrs. C. L. Shacklock

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Text Information

First Line: They go to preach the blessed word
Title: God Speed Them On
Author: Mrs. C. L. Shacklock
Refrain First Line: God speed them on
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12889
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12889

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