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Truth Is Marching On

We are toiling through the darkness, but our eyes behold the light

Author: Isaac Roberts
Tune: [We are toiling through the darkness, but our eyes behold the light]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We are toiling thro’ the darkness, but our eyes behold the light
That is mounting up the eastern sky, and beating back the night;
Soon with joy we’ll hail the morning when our Lord will come in might,
For Truth is marching on.

Marching, marching, Truth is ever marching,
Brighter, clearer, comes the happy dawn;
Marching, marching, Truth is ever marching,
Ever marching on.

2 He will come in glorious majesty to sweep away all wrong,
He will heal the broken-hearted, and will make His people strong;
He will teach our souls His righteousness, our hearts a glad new song,
For Truth is marching on. [Refrain]

3 He is calling on His people to be faithful, prompt, and brave,
To uplift again the fallen, and to help from sin to save;
To devote themselves for others, as Himself for them He gave,
For Truth is marching on. [Refrain]

4 Let us fight against the evil with our faces t’ward the light,
God is looking thro’ the darkness, and He watches o’er the fight;
And His joy will be our recompense, His triumph crown the right,
For Truth is marching on. [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #126

Author: Isaac Roberts

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Text Information

First Line: We are toiling through the darkness, but our eyes behold the light
Title: Truth Is Marching On
Author: Isaac Roberts
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Marching, marching, Truth is ever marching
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #12145

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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