Unto thee, O Savior King

Unto thee, O Savior King

Author: Charles Coller
Published in 2 hymnals

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UNTO thee, O Saviour-King,
Our allegiance now we bring,
Body, soul and spirit, all
In obedience to thy call.
Naught have we thou didst not give,
By thy life and grace we live,
Selfish aims do we forsake,
Service with our Lord to take.

2 We are with thee ‘gainst thy foe,
Fighting for his overthrow;
Though the fight be doubly fierce,
Though the venomed dart should pierce,
Satan never shall prevail,
Thou, O Christ, shalt never fail;
We who fight with thee shall win,
Conquer over Hell and sin.

3 We are with thee ‘neath the cross,
Henceforth earthly things are dross;
Thine, resigned to mortal ill,
Thine to die if thou shouldst will.
Thou who hast the winepress trod,
Reconciling us to God,
Help us each returning day,
Be thou with us all the way.

4 We are with thee, Christ of love,
Thou who camest from above,
Thou whose blood was spilt to save,
Thou whose might burst e’en the grave.
From thy throne again come down;
Take thy Kingdom, take thy crown;
Hear us as with joy we sing:
We are with thee, Saviour-King.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #532

Author: Charles Coller

Born: March 5, 1863, Rom­ford, Es­sex, Eng­land. Died: March 21, 1935, Ed­mon­ton, Mid­dle­sex, Eng­land. Coller grew up in Wood­ford, and joined the Sal­va­tion Ar­my (SA) at Re­gent Hall in 1885. He was a mem­ber of the SA House­hold Troops Band on its first cam­paign in 1887, and lat­er played the trom­bone in the SA In­ter­na­tion­al Staff Band. Be­gin­ning in 1895, he worked in var­i­ous SA trade de­pots, then in the Trade De­partment (later Sal­va­tion­ist Pub­lish­ing and Sup­plies Ltd) in Lon­don. His last ap­point­ment was in charge of the mu­sic pub­li­ca­tions de­part­ment, and he re­tired as an SA ma­jor in 1928. In 1880 he won a co­py of Heber’s Po­ems as a prize for a tem­p… Go to person page >

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