Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.@1 Corinthians 15:57
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1894. Some hymnals show the author as James L. Black, one of Fanny’s pseudonyms.

John R. Sweney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney (1837-1899)

Our souls cry out, hallelujah!
And our faith enraptured sings,
While we throw to the breeze the standard
Of the mighty King of kings.

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On the victory side, on the victory side,
In the ranks of the Lord are we;
On the victory side we will boldly stand,
Till the glory land we see.

Our souls cry out, hallelujah!
For the Lord Himself comes near,
And the shout of a royal army
On the battlefield we hear.

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Our souls cry out, hallelujah!
For the tempter flies apace,
And the chains he has forged are breaking,
Thro’ the power of redeeming grace.

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Our souls cry out, hallelujah!
And our hearts beat high with praise,
Unto Him, in whose name we’ll conquer,
And our song of triumph raise.

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