757. Carry the Standard Bravely

1. Carry the standard bravely
Into the world’s great field;
Never desert our army,
Never give up our shield.

Onward, onward, onward!
Cheerily, cheerily sing;
O carry the standard bravely
For Christ, the Lord, our King;
O carry the standard bravely
For Christ, the Lord, our King.

2. Carry the standard firmly,
Bear it where’er we go;
Wave it in youth’s bright morning,
Love for the Lord to show. [Refrain]

3. Carry the standard nobly,
Asking for aid divine;
Praying for light and wisdom
Over the path to shine. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Carry the standard bravely
Title: Carry the Standard Bravely
Author: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby (1889)
Refrain First Line: Onward, onward, onward!
Language: English
Source: The Bright Array, by Robert Lowry & W. Howard Doane (New York: Biglow & Main Company, 1889)
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Some hymnals show the author as Grace J. Frances, one of Fanny's pseudonyms.
Tune Information
Name: [Carry the standard bravely]
Composer: Hubert Platt Main
Incipit: 11123 43222 34565
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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