His banner over us

We are children of the King, And his praises we will sing

Author: Helen H. Lemmel
Tune: [We are children of the King] (Lemmel)
Published in 6 hymnals

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1. We are children of the King,
And His praises we will sing,
As we journey to our home above—
His banner over us is love!

Refrain
Marching! Marching!
With happy hearts we onward move;
No foe we fear, with our Captain near—
His banner over us is love!

2. He, the glorious Son of God,
Hath the way before us trod;
Over every foe we’ll conqu’ror prove—
His banner over us is love! [Refrain]

3. Fearless in our Leader’s might,
Strong to do and dare the right;
We will journey to our home above—
His banner over us is love! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2402

Author: Helen H. Lemmel

Born: November 14, 1863, Wardle, England. Died: November 1, 1961, at her home in Seattle, Washington. Buried: Lemmel was cremated, but her final resting place is unknown to us. Daughter of a Methodist minister, Helen emigrated from England with her family to America when she was 12 years old. They first settled in Mississippi, then relocated to Wisconsin. She moved to Seattle in 1904, and for three years was music critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. While interviewing German singer Ernestine Schumann-Hein, Helen was persuaded to go to Europe. A gifted singer, she studied music in Germany for four years. Upon her return to America, she began giving concerts and traveling on the Chautauqua circuit. Eventually, she became a vocal m… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are children of the King, And his praises we will sing
Title: His banner over us
Author: Helen H. Lemmel
Refrain First Line: Marching, marching, with happy hearts

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The Cyber Hymnal #2402
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