The Battle Hymn of the Republic

Album: God Bless America: The Ultimate Patriotic Album (1862)
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  • Mine eyes have seen the glory
    of the coming of the lord,
    He is trampling out the vintage
    where the grapes of wrath are stored,
    He hath loosed the fateful lightning
    of His terrible swift sword,
    His truth is marching on

    Glory! Glory ! Hallelujah! Glory! Glory! Hallelujah
    Glory! Glory ! Hallelujah! His truth is marching on

    I have seen Him in the watch fires
    of a hundred circling camps,
    They have builded Him an altar
    in the evening dews and damps,
    I can read his righteous sentence
    in the dim and flaring lamps,
    His day is marching on

    Glory! Glory ! Hallelujah! Glory! Glory! Hallelujah
    Glory! Glory ! Hallelujah! His truth is marching on

    I have read a fiery Gospel
    writ in burnished rows of steel,
    "As ye deal with My contemners
    so with you My grace shall deal,"
    Let the Hero born of woman
    crush the serpent with His heel,
    Since God is marching on

    Glory! Glory ! Hallelujah! Glory! Glory! Hallelujah
    Glory! Glory ! Hallelujah! His truth is marching on

    He has sounded forth the trumpet
    that shall never call retreat,
    He is sifting out the hearts of men
    before His judgment seat,
    Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer Him
    Be jubilant, my feet,
    Our God is marching on

    Glory glory hallelujah!
    Glory glory hallelujah!
    Glory glory hallelujah!
    His truth is marching on

    In the beauty of the lilies
    Christ was born across the sea,
    With a glory in his bosom
    that transfigures you and me,
    As He died to make men holy
    let us live to make men free,
    His truth is marching on

    Glory glory hallelujah!
    Glory glory hallelujah!
    Glory glory hallelujah!
    His truth is marching on

    He is coming like the glory
    of the morning on the wave,
    He is wisdom to the mighty
    He is honor to the brave,
    So the world shall be His footstool
    and the soul of wrong His slave,
    Our God is marching on

    Glory glory hallelujah!
    Glory glory hallelujah!
    Glory glory hallelujah!
    His truth is marching on Lyrics from a song in Public Domain

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