Onward, Upward

Onward, upward, Christian soldier, Bravely push the battle on

Author: Thomas Nelson
Tune: [Onward, upward, Christian soldier]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI

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1 Onward, upward, Christian soldier,
Bravely push the battle on;
There’s a great reward before us,
Soon the conflict will be won.

Hallelujah! shout the chorus,
Onward, upward is our song;
Crowns of vict’ry lie before us,
Boldly march against the wrong.

2 Grasp the sword, then go with courage,
Ever humbly watch and pray;
Never, never be discouraged,
Never falter by the way. [Refrain]

3 Go the captives to deliver,
Leaving all the world behind;
Hoping, trusting—doubting never—
Crowns in heaven we shall find. [Refrain]

4 Onward, upward is the watchword,
Till the King of saints we see;
Then before His throne in glory,
We shall reign eternally. [Refrain]

Source: Timeless Truths #872

Author: Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson founded Der Evangeliske Basun Publishing Co., the Scandinavian parallel to the Gospel Trumpet Co. He was author of Home, Health and Success published by Gospel Trumpet Co., Anderson, Ind., 1908, and Veien til frlese og fred, og det aandelige liv. (1906); Hjem, helbred og lykke (1908); as well as editor of the hymnal Zions seiers sange (1906) all published by Evangeli Basun Pub. Co., St Paul Park, MN. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Onward, upward, Christian soldier, Bravely push the battle on
Title: Onward, Upward
Author: Thomas Nelson
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, shout the chorus



Timeless Truths #872


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