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Where the flag of Britain flies

Where the flag of Britain flies

Author: Frederick A. Jackson
Tune: SHAROW GRANGE
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Where the flag of Britain flies,
In the lands across the seas,
Under dark or smiling skies,
In the arm or wintry breeze,
Lord of hosts, Thy sovereign hand
Over all our comrades be;
Hear us for our motherland
And the lands across the sea.

2 Far and wide Thy word be known,
On Thy love, Lord, let us wait;
Let the empire be Thine own,
By Thy gentleness made great.
By Thy will alone we stand,
We are strong alone in Thee;
Hear us for our motherland
And the lands across the sea.

3 Through the empire spread Thy light,
Over all shed Thou Thy calm;
Arm us for our heavenly fight,
By the oak, the pine, the palm;
One world-wide confederate band,
May we all be one in Thee!
Hear us for our motherland
And the lands across the sea.

Source: Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #417

Author: Frederick A. Jackson

Jackson, Frederick Arthur, was born Jan. 28, 1867, at Longford, Warwick. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1888 and since 1901 has been minister at Old Basford, Nottingham. He published a volume of poems in 1902 as Just Beyond. Of the hymns noted here No. l was written for the Christian Endeavour Hymnal 1906, the rest for the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905. 1. Come home, sad heart, come home. The Prodigal. 2. Father, now we thank Thee. For Infants. 3. Fight for the right, boys. Boys' Brigade. 4. Join we all in gladsome singing. For the Sunday School. 5. There is a Book that comes to me. Holy Scripture. 6. Where the flag of Britain flies. National. In the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, the hymn "If I were a beautiful… Go to person page >

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First Line: Where the flag of Britain flies
Author: Frederick A. Jackson
Refrain First Line: Here us for our motherland

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #417

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