Jehovah is thy GodAuthor: Alfred H. Ackley
Tune: [Jehovah is thy God! O Israel, arise]
Published in 2 hymnals
Audio files: MIDI
1 Jehovah is thy God! O Israel, arise!
Take up the battle cry—forgiveness through the blood;
Let truth thy buckler be, and righteousness thy constant shield;
Lift high the cross of Christ, where mercy is revealed.
Arise! arise! O Israel, arise!
Jehovah still thy strength supplies,
Revere His great and holy name,
The wonders of His love proclaim,
The glory of His endless fame:
O Israel, arise!
Jehovah still thy strength supplies!
His love proclaim,
Exalt His name,
2 The Son of God commands! O Israel, arise!
His chariot wheels are heard in earth’s remotest lands;
The victory of faith to loyal hearts this day appears;
Arise, and in His might shake off thy guilty fears. [Refrain]
3 The night approaches, too; O Israel, arise!
The fruits of grace belong to soldiers brave and true;
To reign with Christ for aye, arrayed in robes of stainless white,
The crown of life the prize, for Children of the light. [Refrain]
Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #198
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