Scripture Verse

O sing unto the Lord a new song; for He hath done marvelous things: His right hand, and His holy arm, hath gotten Him the victory. Psalm 98:1


Charles H. Gabriel

Words & Mu­sic: Charles H. Ga­bri­el, 1904 (🔊 pdf nwc). Some hym­nals give the au­thor as Char­lotte G. Ho­mer, one of Ga­bri­el’s pseu­do­nyms.


Loudly unto the world is a chorus resounding
From the hosts of the Lord, as they march along;
Rare in harmony, sending the echoes rebounding,
Swelling mightily from the victorious throng.


Victory! victory rings aloud the battle cry,
Until the glorious echoes reach the vaulted sky;
Over the world now be unfurled His flag from shore to shore;
Loyal and true in the ranks each faithful soldier stands,
Gladly obeying in whatsoever He commands.
He is the King, and the kingdom His forevermore.

Pressing on to the battle, each soldier rejoices,
Singing joyfully unto the gracious King;
Earth is quivering under the tumult of voices,
While the arches of Heaven with music ring.


Glory! glory to God in the highest forever!
For the King in His beauty shall yet appear;
Shout aloud, for Jehovah, our God, will deliver!
His the battle, and victory draweth near.