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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.

Refrain:
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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12145

TextAudioPage Scan

The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School #126

The Good Templar Songster for Temperance Meetings and the Home Circle. 2nd ed #d102

Trumpet Notes for the Temperance Battlefield #d152

Exclude 3 pre-1979 instances
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