345. Hold the Fort

1 Ho! my comrades! see the signal,
Waving in the sky!
Reinforcements now appearing,
Victory is nigh.

Chorus:
“Hold the fort, for I am coming,”
Jesus signals still,
Wave the answer back to heaven,
“By Thy grace we will.”

2 See the mighty host advancing,
Satan leading on;
Mighty men around us falling,
Courage almost gone! (Chorus)

3 See the glorious banner waving!
Hear the trumpet blow!
In our Leader’s name we triumph
Over ev'ry foe. (Chorus)

4 Fierce and long the battle rages,
But our help is near;
Onward comes our great Commander,
Cheer, my comrades, cheer! (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: Ho, my comrades! see the signal
Title: Hold the Fort
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Publication Date: 1967
Topic: Warfare, Christian
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "Hold the fort, for I am coming"
Tune Information
Name: [Ho, my comrades! see the signal]
Composer: Philip P. Bliss
Key: D Major



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