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I Believe We Shall Win

We're a band that shall conquer the foe

Author: William Hodgson
Tune: SWEET BY AND BY (Webster)
Published in 16 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. We’re a band that shall conquer the foe,
If we fight in the strength of the King;
With the sword of the Spirit we know
We sinners to Jesus shall bring.

Refrain:
I believe we shall win,
If we fight in the strength of the King;
I believe we shall win,
If we fight in the strength of the King.

2. We have conquered in times that are past,
And have scattered the foe from the field;
So we’ll fight for the King till the last,
And the sword of the Spirit we’ll wield.

3. Our foe may be mighty and brave,
And the fighting be hard and severe;
But the King is the Mighty to Save,
And in conflict He always is near.

4. Ever true in the army of God,
We will fight in the name of the King;
We shall win with the fire and the blood,
And the world to His feet we shall bring.

Source: 50 Favorites: and July 2013 index of supplement to Evening Light Songs #22

Author: William Hodgson

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Text Information

First Line: We're a band that shall conquer the foe
Title: I Believe We Shall Win
Author: William Hodgson
Meter: 9.9.9.9.6.9.6.9
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I believe we shall win, we shall win
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8814
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Timeless Truths #131
  • I_Believe_We_Shall_Win.pdf (PDF)
  • I_Believe_We_Shall_Win.xml (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextPage Scan

50 Favorites #22

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8814

Text

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #820

TextScoreAudio

Timeless Truths #131

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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