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.
then, soldiers, rally round the banner,
Ready, steady, pass the word along;
Onward, forward, shout aloud Hosanna!
Christ is Captain of the mighty throng.
Strong to meet the
foe, marching on we go,
While our cause we know, must prevail;
Shield and banner bright, gleaming in the light,
Battling for the right we neer can fail.
O! Thou God of all,
hear us when we call,
Help us one and all by Thy grace;
When the battles done, and the victrys won,
May we wear the crown before Thy face.