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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.

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Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
His truth is marching on.

I have seen Him in the watchfires of a hundred circling
Camps;
They have building Him an altar in the evening dews and
Damps;
I can read His righteous sentence by the dim and flaring
Lamps;
His day is marching on.

CHORUS
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
His day 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."

CHORUS
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Since God is marching on.

He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call
Retreat;
He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgement
Seat;
Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer Him! be jubliant,
My feet!
Our God is marching on.

CHORUS
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Since God 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 die to make men free,
While God is marching on.

CHORUS
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
Glory, glory! Hallelujah!
While God is marching on.



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    Bethany RentfroJan 18, 2013 at 3:20 am
    Love this song! Played this at a band concert outside when it started raining....and we didn't stop playing! That's America! Our song kept marching on! Haha!
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    UnregisteredDec 15, 2013 at 4:05 am
    Love this song! Praise god for our heroes! Don't beleive anything but the gospel of Jesus Christ, and don't believe anything anyone tells you that contradicts his words! The evil one will tempt you to believe the lies of this world, but jesus is the way, the TRUTH, and the life, and he is the only way anyone can ever enter heaven, because you can never do anything to get yourself into heaven, only be the blood of Jesus Christ May a man enter his kingdom!
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    UnregisteredFeb 12, 2012 at 2:07 am
    I'm not american so i just love the sound of it. So it doesnt mean much to me but its a good song
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    Paul StickleyApr 25, 2013 at 5:08 pm
    Battle Hymn of the Republic
    Julia Ward Howe

    The tune was originally a camp-meeting hymn "Oh brothers, will you meet us on Canaan's happy shore?" It evolved into John Brown's Body. Then in 1861 Julia Ward Howe wife of a government official, wrote a poem for Atlantic Monthly for five dollars. The magazine called it, Battle Hymn of the Republic. The music may be by William Steffe. Hi Frank, just wanted to share some Song History.
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    UnregisteredAug 28, 2012 at 2:37 pm
    I beleive this song was the salvation of the union army. Look at their leadership, men like gen. Hooker, gen. Grant. Gen. Custer. These are men that history remembers as great sinners. For three years they could not even dent a army they outgunned, outmanned and even out supplied.

    Why? Will the confederacy was lead by great men of god, like gen. Lee, gen. Jackson, gen. Alexander.

    How than was the union finally able to be victorious? They went into battle under a praise hymn.

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