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To arms, to arms ye soldiers, the trumpet

To arms, to arms ye soldiers, the trumpet

Author: Christopher Newman Hall
Tune: [To arms! To arms! ye soldiers]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1. To arms! To arms! ye soldiers,
The trumpet call obey!
Arise from dreary slumbers
To watch, and fight, and pray.

Refrain
To arms! to arms! ye soldiers,
The trumpet call obey!
With Jesus as our Leader,
We’re sure to win the day.

2. ’Tis not to rest, or banquet,
Or proud parade we go;
The fight of faith is fiercer,
Than worldly warriors know. [Refrain]

3. Against the powers of darkness
With fearful craft and rage,
Our heavenly Captain calls us
Incessant war to wage. [Refrain]

4. We’ll bless Thee for the battle,
We’ll glory in the strife;
We’ll shout at call of trumpet,
We’ll win eternal life.[Refrain]



Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6841

Author: Christopher Newman Hall

Hall, Christopher Newman, LL.B., son of J. Vine Hall, was born at Maidstone, May 22, 1816, and educated at Totteridge School, and Highbury College, London. In 1841 he graduated B.A. at the University of London, and LL.B. in 1856. From 1842 to 1854 he was minister of Albion Church, Hull; and from 1854 he has been in charge of Surrey Chapel, and its continuation, Christ Church, Westminster. He was also chairman of the Congregational Union of England and Wales in 1876. In addition to several prose works, and numerous tracts (one of which, "Come to Jesus," has been translated into 30 languages and has reached a circulation of two millions), he published:— (1) Hymns composed at Bolton Abbey, and Other Rhymes, Lond., Nisbet, 1858; (2) Cloud an… Go to person page >

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Author: Christopher Newman Hall

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