Let God arise to lead forth those

Let God arise to lead forth those

Author: Arthur Campbell Ainger
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1. Let God arise to lead forth those
Who march to war!
Let God arise, and all His foes
Be scattered far!

2. So Israel prayed, and Thou, O Lord,
Wast with him then:
Be with us now, who draw the sword
For war again.

3. Grant Thou our soldiers courage high
When foes are near,
To strive, to suffer, or to die
Untouched by fear.

4. Grant strength to those who mourn today
Their loved ones lost,
Yea, those who give their best, nor stay
To count the cost.

5. Fight Thou for us, that we may fill
Thy courts with praise;
Then teach us mercy, teach us still
The fallen to raise.

6. Yet more and more, as ages run,
Bid warfare cease,
And give to all beneath the sun
Love, freedom, peace.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3655

Author: Arthur Campbell Ainger

Ainger, Arthur Campbell, M.A., son of the Rev. F. A. Ainger, incumbent of Hampstead, Middlesex; born in 1841, educated Trinity College, Cambridge, 1st Class Class. Trip. 1864, Assistant Master at Eton 1864-1901. Author of Eton Songs, 1901-2; Carmen Etonense, Vale, &c, and joint author with H. G. Winkle, M.A., of an English-Latin Verse Dictionary. Mr. Ainger's hymns in common use are the following :— 1. God is working His purpose out. [Missions.] Written and first published in 1894, with Dedication to Archbishop Benson. It was given in Church Hymns, 1903, Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1904, and other collections. 2. God of our Fathers, unto Thee. [National Thanksgiving.] Included in English Hymnal, 1906. 3. Let all our bret… Go to person page >

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Author: Arthur Campbell Ainger
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