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With banners spread, we proudly tread

With banners spread, we proudly tread

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [With banners spread]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 With banners spread,
We proudly tread
The path God’s saints have trod;
And arm’d with might,
By day or night,
We wage the strife
Where sin is rife,
To glorify our God.

Refrain:
We fight to win, for God is with us
And right shall triumph over wrong;
Our King the victory will give us,
For He is stronger than the strong;
We fight to win,
For Jesus leads us,
And all His foes shall flee and fall;
Then all the ransom’d happy nations
Shall crown Him Lord and King of all.

2 Tho’ countless foes
Our way oppose,
No weakness we’ll display,
But battle still,
With dauntless will
Around the cross,
Nor think of loss,
Till sin hath pass’d away. [Refrain]

3 The battle-cry
That rent the sky
In dreary ages flown,
Is ringing still,
O’er plain and hill,
And thus shall ring,
Till Christ our King
Regains His royal throne. [Refrain]

4 Hope’s blessed light
Illumes the night,
Outshines the noonday sun;
And soon shall rise
Thro’ love-lit skies,
From ev’ry land,
The tidings grand:
The Son of God hath won! [Refrain]

Source: Uplifting Songs #113

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. 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 >

Text Information

First Line: With banners spread, we proudly tread
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: We fight to win, for God is with us
Copyright: Public Domain

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