That they go forward.@Exodus 14:15
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1895.

Onward, Soldiers Ira D. Sankey (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Ira D. Sankey (1840-1908)

Onward, soldiers! onward today!
Christ our Leader calls us away;
Quickly hasten forth to the field,
March with sword and shield.

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Forward, forward, thus saith the Lord,
Fear not, faint not, trust in his Word:
He will guard us, He will defend
Till the strife shall end.

Onward, soldiers! make no delay;
Hear the orders, hear and obey;
On to victory, on let us go,
Braving every foe.

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Onward, soldiers! on for the right,
Let our banners wave in the light;
Soon the victor’s song we will sing,
Praise to God our King.

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