Battle Hymn of the Republic

The Christian Mind

 This hymn was written during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and was very popular with the side fighting to keep the seceding states within the American union. Regardless of what one might think of that conflict, the song captures the theme of the progress of Christ’s kingdom. And this truth is at the core of The Christian Mind’s ministry.

howe.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.

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!
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