Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain.@Isaiah 13:2

Richard Osborne, 1887.

Robert Lowry (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Robert Lowry (1826-1899)

Keep the banner flying,
This your cry should be,
Many souls are dying,
Jesus must they see;
Under condemnation,
Life will soon be gone;
Only is salvation
In the Sinless One.

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Shout, shout the battle cry,
Girt with endeavor;
Lift, lift the banner high,
Now and forever;
Shout, shout the battle cry,
Girt with endeavor;
Lift, lift the banner high,
Now and forever.

Keep the banner flying;
When the faithful fall,
Give not up to sighing,
Christ is all in all;
Rally all your forces,
See, the Captain’s near;
Trust to His resources,
There is naught to fear.

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Keep the banner flying;
Christians should agree,
With each other vying,
Yet in harmony;
Working still for Jesus,
Righting human wrong,
Till the angels greet us
With their welcome song.

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Keep the banner flying,
Over land and sea;
By yourself denying
Comes the victory;
Brighten toil with singing,
Better days will come;
To the Savior clinging,
You shall rest at home.

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