Let us put on the armor of light.@Romans 13:12

Mrs. E. E. Williams (1832-1895). Appeared in Gospel Praises for Use in Meetings of Christian Worship, edited by William J. Kirkpatrick, J. Lincoln Hall & Henry L. Gilmour (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hall-Mack Company, 1899), number 186.

Pauline G. Hatch, 1899 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Pauline G. Hatch (1871-?)

Volunteers are wanted! hear the stirring call,
O be swift to answer, comrades, one and all;
Girding on your armor, haste to march away,
For the Lord is calling, to the front today!

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Away to the battlefield, away, away!
The King calls for soldiers in His ranks today;
Hear the bugles calling, into line be falling,
Forth to the battlefield, away, away!

Volunteers are wanted! valiant men and true,
In the ranks, my brother, there is room for you;
Christ is the commander, let us all obey
When He gives the order, to the front today!

Refrain

Volunteers are wanted! for on land and sea
Satan’s starving bondmen clamor to be free;
Hasten to their rescue; if you still delay
Blood-bought souls must perish, to the front today!

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Volunteers are wanted! on the battle plain
Soldiers brave are falling, ne’er to fight again;
Who will take their places in the deadly fray?
Who will march with Jesus to the front today?

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