We are workers for the blessed Lord we love

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [We are workers for the blessed Lord we love]
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1 We are workers for the blessed Lord we love,
Marching upward to the kingdom fair above;
Loyal, brave and true, strong His work to do,
Standing firmly on His promise God will help us through.
On to vict’ry, waving high His banner bright,
Faithful soldiers, we shall triumph in the fight;
In His steps we go, facing ev’ry foe,
Lifting up the cross of Jesus, for His love we know.

On with singing, gladness bringing,
Forward go, charge the foe;
Shout, rejoicing, praises voicing,
Conquer we must! Victory thro’ His name we shall know.
On with singing, gladness bringing,
Forward go, charge the foe.
Shout, rejoicing, praises voicing,
Soldiers of Christ into the battle we will go.

2 Battle bravely all the mighty hosts of sin;
Where He leads us we can never fail to win;
Waiting His command, firmly take your stand,
Up and join the royal army, help the Christian band.
Marching, marching! Come and swell the gallant throng!
Firm, united, victory shall tune your song;
Lift His banner high, wave it to the sky,
Yield allegiance to the Master, on His strength rely. [Chorus]

Source: Songs of Faith #297

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: We are workers for the blessed Lord we love
Title: Conquerors
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: On with singing, gladness bringing
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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