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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.

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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