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Onward Christian Soldiers | Christian Songs For Kids

Onward Christian Soldiers | Christian Songs For Kids

Onward, Christian soldiers!
Marching as to war,
With the cross of Jesus
Going on before.

Christ, the royal Master,
Leads against the foe;
Forward into battle,
See his banners go!

At the name of Jesus,
Satan’s host doth flee;
On, then, Christian soldiers,
On to victory.

Hell’s foundations quiver
At the shout of praise;
Brothers, lift your voices,
Loud your anthems raise.

Like a mighty army
Moves the Church of God;
Brothers, we are treading
Where the Saints have trod.

We are not divided;
All one body we:
One in faith and spirit,
One eternally.

Crowns and thrones may perish,
Kingdoms rise and wane;
But the church of Jesus
Constant will remain.

Gates of hell can never
‘Gainst the church prevail;
We have Christ’s own promise,
Which can never fail

Onward, then, ye people;
Join our happy throng.
Blend with ours your voices
In the triumph song.

Glory, laud, and honor
Unto Christ, the King.
This through countless ages
Men and angels sing.

 

Lyrics by: Arthur Seymour Sullivan