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We March, We March to Victory

We come in the might of the Lord of light

Author: Gerard Moultrie (1867)
Tune: [We come in the might of the Lord of light] (Barnby)
Published in 207 hymnals

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Representative Text

We march, we march to victory,
With the cross of the Lord before us,
With His loving eye looking down from the sky,
And His holy arm spread o’er us,
His holy arm spread o’er us.

1 We come in the might of the Lord of light,
With armor bright to meet Him;
And we put to flight the armies of night,
That the sons of the day may greet Him,
The sons of day may greet Him. [Refrain]

2 Our sword is the Spirit of God on high,
Our helmet is His salvation;
Our banner the cross of Calvary.
Our watchword the Incarnation,
Our watchword the Incarnation. [Refrain]

3 And the choir of angels with song awaits
Our march to the golden Zion;
For our Captain has broken the brazen gates,
And burst the bars of iron,
And burst the bars of iron. [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Message Choir #28

Author: Gerard Moultrie

Moultrie, Gerard, M.A., son of the Rev. John Moultrie, was born at Rugby Rectory, Sept. 16, 1829, and educated at Rugby and Exeter College, Oxford (B.A. 1851, M.A. 1856). Taking Holy Orders, he became Third Master and Chaplain in Shrewsbury School; Chaplain to the Dowager Marchioness of Londonderry, 1855-59; curate of Brightwaltham, 1859; and of Brinfield, Berks, 1860; Chaplain of the Donative of Barrow Gurney, Bristol, 1864: Vicar of Southleigh, 1869, and Warden of St. James's College, Southleigh,1873. He died April 25, 1885. His publications include: 1) The Primer set forth at large for the use of the Faithful. In Family and Private Prayer. Edited from the Post Reformation editions, 1864. (2) Hymns and Lyrics for the Seasons and Saint… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We come in the might of the Lord of light
Title: We March, We March to Victory
Author: Gerard Moultrie (1867)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We march, we march to victory
Copyright: Public Domain



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