Rally for the right

Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord,
Fall into line, fall into line;
Gird on the armor, both the shield and the sword,
Fall into line, fall into line.

Refrain:
Rally, then; rally, then; rally for the right;
God needs the brave and true;
Rally, then; rally, then; rally in your mighty;
God is calling you.

2 There is a battle to be fought in the right,
Fall into line, fall into line;
And we can win it if we strike in our might,
Fall into line, fall into line. [Refrain]

3 Earnest the conflict, needing brave men and strong,
Fall into line, fall into line;
We will not falter though the struggle be long,
Fall into line, fall into line. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #37

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soldiers recruiting in the ranks of the Lord
Title: Rally for the right
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: Rally then

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bells of Victory #32Page Scan
Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #32Page Scan
Perennial Songs #d178
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #355Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #37TextAudioPage Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #355Page Scan
The Voice of Praise, a new collection #d117
Words of Life: a collection of Hymns and Tunes for use in Gospel Meetings and other Religious Services #20Page Scan



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