Triumph in His Name

We are soldiers in the army of the mighty King of kings

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [We are soldiers in the army] (Danks)
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We are soldiers in the army of the mighty King of kings,
And his banner is before us, praise his name!
As we gather up the trophies, how the soul within us sings,
Oh, we love to serve our Captain, praise his name!

Refrain:
We are soldiers in the army of the King,
And his banner is above us, praise his name.
We will serve the royal captain every blessed day the same,
Till the enemy vile is conquered, praise his name.

2 We may stand among the foremost in the blessed cause of right,
If we keep our armor shining, praise his name!
We can take the mighty strongholds on the left and on the right,
Can do all things thro’ our Captain, praise his name! [Refrain]

3 With the Spirit’s sword uplifted we can face the sinful host,
For it is a goodly weapon, praise his name!
Ever loyal to our Captain, ever keeping at our post,
We will sing the song of triumph, praise his name! [Refrain]

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are soldiers in the army of the mighty King of kings
Title: Triumph in His Name
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: We are soldiers in the army of the King
Publication Date: 1908
Copyright: Public Domain

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