Marching to Glory

Come with hearts and voices now and sing a gospel song

Author: William F. Sherwin
Tune: [Come with hearts and voices now and sing a gospel song]
Published in 18 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come with hearts and voices now and sing a gospel song,
Sing it with a spirit that will move the mighty throng;
Sing it till the world shall hear the echoes loud and long,
While we are marching to glory.

Then hail! all hail! the coming jubilee!
Redeemed from sin, our Jesus make us free;
Now we’ll shout salvation over mountain land and sea,
While we are marching to glory!

2 Gird the gospel armor on and duty’s call obey;
See the host of Satan ready marshaled for the fray;
Going forth to meet them we will watch and fight and pray,
While we are marching to glory! [Refrain]

3 Forward then to battle ‘neath the banner of the cross;
Counting worldly honors at their best as only dross;
Jesus is our Captain, and we ne’er can suffer loss,
While we are marching to glory! [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat: hymns new and old, for missionary and revival meetings, and sabbath-schools #192

Author: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come with hearts and voices now and sing a gospel song
Title: Marching to Glory
Author: William F. Sherwin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then hail, all hail the coming jubilee
Copyright: Public Domain



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