God Himself is with us for our captain.@2 Chronicles 13:12

Mary Mathews Barnes.

Colliers Wood Hubert P. Main, 1882 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Hubert P. Main (1839-1925)

List the music pealing; hear our song of might;
We are marching onward to the land of light;
Come and join the banner, under which we go,
Christ the Lord is captain, and we fear no foe.

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Duty is our watchword, faith our only shield,
And to Satan’s legions never will we yield.
List the music pealing, hear our song of might;
We are marching onward to the land of light.

Gracious is our Savior, to His children true;
And whate’er the danger, He will lead us through;
Love ye one another, is our Lord’s command;
Charity the motto of our pilgrim band.

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When our march is ended, and the night draws near,
Brightly through the darkness will His face appear;
Join us, all ye people, hear our loving call,
In our faithful army there is room for all.

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