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Marching orders

We are soldiers of the Master

Author: William Henry Gardner
Tune: [We are soldiers of the Master]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We are soldiers of the Master,
Ever ready sword in hand;
Waiting for our marching orders,
To be sent on service grand.

Waiting for our marching orders,
Ready when the word is given,
Proudly then we hasten forward
For the mighty King of heaven.

2 In the night may come the summons,
But we murmur not a word;
We obey our marching orders,
For the sake of Christ, our Lord. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ but death there lies before us,
Bravely still we take our way;
If He gives the marching orders,
We will gladly all obey. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #144

Author: William Henry Gardner

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are soldiers of the Master
Title: Marching orders
Author: William Henry Gardner
Refrain First Line: Waiting for our marching orders
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