Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.@2 Timothy 2:1

Ira D. Sankey, Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 (Boston, Massachusetts: United Society of Christian Endeavor, 1891) (🔊 pdf nwc). Some hymnals show the author as R. A. Dykes, Sankey’s pseudonym.

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Ira D. Sankey (1840-1908)

Army of Endeavor, hear the trumpet call;
’Gainst the foe advancing, forward one and all!
Christ is our commander; faithful let us be:
He will give to us the victory!

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Though the battle rages, what have we to fear?
In the wildest conflict, He is ever near.
Trusting in our leader, faithful let us be:
He will give the victory!

In His royal service, there’s a work for all,
Cheering on the faint ones, lifting those that fall;
Unto Him who calls us ever faithful be:
He will give to us the victory!

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Ever pressing onward in the cause of right,
Holding up the banner, walking in the light;
Keeping His commandments, great rewards have we!
He will give to us the victory!

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