Faithful Soldiers

We are youthful soldiers

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 We are youthful soldiers,
Marshalled for the Lord,
Waiting for his orders,
all of one accord!
Clad in holy armor,
We can dare and do,
For each heart is valiant
In this grand review.

Refrain:
Soldiers, soldiers,
We are youthful soldiers,
And we hope to conquer
In our Captain's name.

2 We are youthful soldiers,
Marching in the light,
And our souls are trusting
In Jehovah's might!
Onward! is our watch-word,
Victory our aim,
And we hope to conquer
In our Captain's name. [Refrain]

4 We are youthful soldiers,
Eager all to prove
By our faithful service
How his case we love!
For our King we rally
On this festal day,
Marshalled for his glory
In a bright array. [Refrain]


Source: Little Sacred Songs for Little Singers of the primary department of the Sunday school, and for Kindergartens and the home #14

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

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First Line: We are youthful soldiers
Title: Faithful Soldiers
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Refrain First Line: Soldiers, soldiers we are

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