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As a Volunteer
Words by W.S. Brown
Music by Charles H. Gabriel

Revelation 14:12
"Here is the patience of the saints:
here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus."

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          A call for loyal soldiers comes to one and all;
          Soldiers for the conflict, Will you heed the call?
          Will you answer quickly, with a ready cheer,
          Will you be enlisted as a volunteer?

            Chorus
            A volunteer for Jesus, a soldier true!
            Others have enlisted, why not you?
            Jesus is the Captain, we will never fear,
            Will you be enlisted as a volunteer?

          Yes, Jesus calls for soldiers who are filled with pow'r,
          Soldiers who will serve Him ev'ry day and hour;
          He will not forsake you, He is ever near;
          Will you be enlistedaas a volunteer?

            Chorus
            A volunteer for Jesus, a soldier true!
            Others have enlisted, why not you?
            Jesus is the Captain, we will never fear,
            Will you be enlisted as a volunteer?

          He calls you, for He loves you with a heart most kind,
          He whose heart was broken, broken for mankind;
          Now, just now, He calls you, calls in accents clear,
          Will you be enlisted as a volunteer?

            Chorus
            A volunteer for Jesus, a soldier true!
            Others have enlisted, why not you?
            Jesus is the Captain, we will never fear,
            Will you be enlisted as a volunteer?

          And when the war is over, and the vict'ry won,
          When the true and faithful gather one by one,
          He will crown with glory all who there appear;
          Will you be enlisted as a volunteer?

            Chorus
            A volunteer for Jesus, a soldier true!
            Others have enlisted, why not you?
            Jesus is the Captain, we will never fear,
            Will you be enlisted as a volunteer?


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