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Fighting for the right

Though mighty hosts of sin assail

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [Though mighty hosts of sin assail]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tho’ mighty hosts of sin assail,
Appalling to the sight,
We’ll onward go, for this we know—
We’re fighting for the right.

Refrain:
We’re fighting, fighting, fighting for the right,
The foe must all take, the foe must all take flight,
We’ll onward go, for this we know,
We’re fighting, fighting, fighting for the right.

2 Tho’ fierce and long the battle’s tide,
‘Twill not our souls affright;
Jehovah’s pow’r is on our side—
We’re fighting for the right. [Refrain]

3 With one accord, then onward, all!
The vict’ry lies in sight;
The mighty foe must surely fall—
We’re fighting for the right. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Summerland #185

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though mighty hosts of sin assail
Title: Fighting for the right
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: We're fighting, fighting, fighting for the right

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns of Hope #d177

TextAudioPage Scan

Songs of Summerland #185

Songs of the Pentecostal Flame #d104

Tabernacle Revivalist #d171

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