We will rejoice in Thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners.@Psalm 20:5
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Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)

Fan­ny Cros­by, in The Bright Ar­ray, by Ro­bert Low­ry & W. How­ard Doane (New York: Big­low & Main, 1889). Some hym­nals give the au­thor as Grace J. Fran­ces, one of Fan­ny’s pseu­do­nyms.

Hu­bert P. Main (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Hubert P. Main (1839–1925)

Carry the standard bravely
Into the world’s great field;
Never desert our army,
Never give up our shield.

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Onward, onward, onward!
Cheerily, cheerily sing;
O carry the standard bravely
For Christ, the Lord, our King;
O carry the standard bravely
For Christ, the Lord, our King.

Carry the standard firmly,
Bear it where’er we go;
Wave it in youth’s bright morning,
Love for the Lord to show.

Refrain

Carry the standard nobly,
Asking for aid divine;
Praying for light and wisdom
Over the path to shine.

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