Justus Falckner, 1697; German text
Rise, ye children of salvation,|
All who cleave to Christ, the Head.
Wake, arise, O mighty nation,
Ere the Foe on Zion tread.
He draws nigh and would defy
All the hosts of God Most High.
5. Saints and heroes long before us
9. Fighting, we shall be victorious|
By the blood of Christ, our Lord;
On our foreheads, bright and glorious,
Shines the witness of His Word;
Spear and shield on battle-field,
His great name we cannot yield.
11. When His servants stand before Him,
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