265b. Stand up, stand up for Jesus

1 Stand up, stand up for Jesus,
Ye soldiers of the cross;
Lift high His royal banner,
It must not suffer loss:
From victory unto victory
His army He shall lead,
Till every foe is vanquished,
And Christ is Lord indeed.

2 Stand up, stand up for Jesus,
The trumpet call obey;
Forth to the mighty conflict,
In this His glorious day:
Ye that are men now serve Him
Against unnumbered foes;
Let courage rise with danger,
And strength to strength oppose.

3 Stand up, stand up for Jesus,
Stand in His strength alone;
The arm of flesh will fail you,
Ye dare not trust your own:
Put on the gospel armor,
Each piece put on with prayer;
Where duty calls, or danger,
Be never wanting there.

4 Stand up, stand up for Jesus,
The strife will not be long;
This day the noise of battle,
The next the victor's song:
To him that overcometh
A crown of life shall be;
He with the King of Glory
Shall reign eternally.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Stand up, stand up for Jesus
Author: Rev. George Duffield (1858)
Meter: 7. 6. 7. 6. D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1950
Topic: The Life in Christ: Loyalty and Courage; Conflict With Sin; Courage and Loyalty (6 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MILES ANIMOSUS
Composer: Geoffrey Turton Shaw
Meter: 7. 6. 7. 6. D.
Key: A Major
Copyright: Tune copyright by Geoffrey Shaw.



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