581. Fight the Good Fight

1 Fight the good fight with all thy might;
Christ is thy Strength and Christ thy Right:
Lay hold on life, and it shall be
Thy joy and crown eternally.

2 Run the straight race through God's good grace,
Lift up thine eyes, and seek his face;
Life with its way before us lies,
Christ is the Path and Christ the Prize.

3 Cast care aside; upon thy Guide
Lean, and his mercy will provide;
Lean, and the trusting soul shall prove,
Christ is its Life and Christ its Love.

4 Faint not, nor fear, his arms are near;
He changeth not, and thou art dear;
Only believe, and thou shalt see
That Christ is all in all to thee.

Text Information
First Line: Fight the good fight
Title: Fight the Good Fight
Author: John Samuel Bewley Monsell (1863)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: L.M.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:12
Topic: Trust in God; The Christian Life: Christian Warfare; Christ: The Way, Truth and Life (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer and Arranger (attr.): Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Meter: L.M.
Key: F Major
Source: From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Kyrie in the Twelfth Mass

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