Category Archives: Christian Warfare

606 – Once to Every Man and Nation

1 Once to every man and nation, comes the moment to decide, In the strife of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side; Some great cause, some great decision, offering each the bloom or blight, And the choice goes by forever, ’twixt that darkness and that light. 2 Then to side with truth … Continue reading

607 – God of Grace and God of Glory

1 God of grace and God of glory, On Thy people pour Thy power; Now fulfill Thy church’s story, Bring her bud to glorious flower. Grant us wisdom, grant us courage, For the facing of this hour. 2 Lo, the hosts of evil round us Scorn Thy Christ, assail His ways; From the fears that … Continue reading

608 – Faith Is the Victory

1 Encamped along the hills of light, Ye Christian soldiers, rise, And press the battle ere the night Shall veil the glowing skies. Against the foe in vales below, Let all our strength be hurled; Faith is the victory, we know, That overcomes the world. Refrain Faith is the victory! Faith is the victory! Oh, … Continue reading

609 – Am I a Soldier of the Cross

1 Am I a soldier of the cross, a follower of the Lamb, and shall I fear to own his cause, or blush to speak his name? 2 Must I be carried to the skies on flowery beds of ease, while others fought to win the prize, and sailed through bloody seas? 3 Are there … Continue reading

610 – Stand Like the Brave

1 O Christian, awake! ’tis the Master’s command; With helmet and shield, and a sword in thy hand, To meet the bold tempter, go, fearlessly go, Then stand like the brave, with thy face to the foe. Refrain Stand like the brave, stand like the brave, Stand like the brave, with thy face to the … Continue reading

611 – Awake, My Soul!

1 Awake, my soul! stretch every nerve, And press with vigor on; A heavenly race demands thy zeal, And an immortal crown. 2 ’Tis God’s all animating voice That calls thee from on high; ’Tis He whose hand presents the prize To thine aspiring eye. 3 A cloud of witnesses around Hold thee in full … Continue reading

612 – Onward, Christian Soldiers!

1 Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, with the cross of Jesus going on before. Christ, the royal Master, leads against the foe; forward into battle see his banners go! Refrain Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, with the cross of Jesus going on before. 2 Like a mighty army moves the church … Continue reading

613 – Fight the Good Fight

1 Fight the good fight with all thy might; Christ is thy strength, and Christ thy right; Lay hold on life and it shall be Thy joy and crown eternally. 2 Run the straight race through God’s good grace; Lift up thine eyes, and seek His face. Life with its path before us lies; Christ … Continue reading

614 – Sound the Battle Cry

1 Sound the battle cry, See! the foe is nigh; Raise the standard high For the Lord; Gird your armor on, Stand firm, every one, Rest your cause upon His holy word. Refrain Rouse, then soldiers! rally round the banner! Ready, steady, pass the word along; Onward, forward, shout aloud hosanna! Christ is Captain of … Continue reading

615 – Rise Up, O Church of God

1 Rise up, O men of God! His kingdom tarries long. Bring in the day of brotherhood and end the night of wrong. 2 Let women all rise up! Have done with lesser things. Give heart and mind and soul and strength to serve the King of kings. 3 Rise up, courageous youth! The church … Continue reading