454. Am I a Soldier of the Cross?

1 Am I a soldier of the cross?
A foll'wer of the Lamb,
And shall I fear to own His cause,
Or blush to speak His name?

2 Must I be carried to the skies
On flowery beds of ease,
While others fought to win the prize,
And sailed thro' bloody seas?

3 Are there no foes for me to fight?
Must I not stem the flood?
Is this vile world a friend to grace,
To help me on to God?

4 Sure I must fight if I would reign;
Increase my courage, Lord.
I'll bear the toil, endure the pain,
Supported by Thy word.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Am I a soldier of the cross
Title: Am I a Soldier of the Cross?
Author: Isaac Watts
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: Proverbs 29:25; Mark 8:38; 1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 2:3
Topic: Warfare, Christian
Tune Information
Name: [Am I a soldier of the cross?]
Composer: Thomas A. Arne
Key: F Major or modal



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