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Marching on

With our colors waving bright in the blaze of gospel light

Author: Jennie Garnett
Tune: [With our colors waving bright in the blaze of gospel light]
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 With our colors waving bright in the blaze of gospel light
We are marshall’d on the world’s great field;
We are ready for the strife and the battle work of life,
Ever trusting in the Lord our shield.

Refrain:
Glory to God! we are marching, marching on,
Marching to a home above;
Glory to God! we are marching, marching on,
Happy in a Saviour’s love.

2 Oft the tempter we shall meet, but we will not fear defeat,
Though his arrows at our ranks may fly;
Thro’ a Saviour’s mighty love more than conquerors we shall prove,
Shouting, Glory be to God on high. [Refrain]

3 We have girded on the sword and the armor of the Lord,
We have taken up the cross he bore;
Oh, the trophies we shall win, oh, the victory over sin,
When the battle and the strife are o’er! [Refrain]

4 Soon we’ll reach the pearly gate, where the blessed army wait,
Soon their welcome, welcome song may ring;
When we lay our armor down and receive a starry crown,
Shouting, Glory be to God our King. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #29

Author: Jennie Garnett

Fanny Crosby's Pseudonym. See Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: With our colors waving bright in the blaze of gospel light
Title: Marching on
Author: Jennie Garnett
Refrain First Line: Glory to God, we are marching

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Living Hymns: for use in the Sabbath School, Christian Endeavor Meetings, the church & home #11Page Scan
Melodious Sonnets #29TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Redeeming Love (No. 2) #26Page Scan
Temple Songs (Seaside ed.) #45Page Scan
Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #s45Page Scan
Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #211Page Scan
The Canadian Hymnal #d346
The Canadian Hymnal #d428
The Canadian Hymnal #d432
The New Canadian Hymnal: a collection of hymns and music for Sunday schools, young people's societies, prayer & praise meetings, family circles #119Page Scan
The Royal Fountain No.4: sacred songs and hymns for use in Sabbath-school or prayer meeting #85Page Scan
Unfading Treasures: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Epworth Leagues, endeavor societies, pastors, evangelists, choristers, etc. #11Page Scan



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