668. Am I a Soldier of the Cross?

1 Am I a soldier of the cross,
a follower 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 through bloody seas?

3 Are there no foes for me to face?
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.

Text Information
First Line: Am I a soldier of the cross
Title: Am I a Soldier of the Cross?
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: C.M.
Scripture: Hebrews 11:36-37; 1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 1:12; 2 Timothy 2:3; 1 Corinthians 16:13; Mark 8:38
Topic: The Christian Life: Loyalty and Courage; Conflict, Spirtual
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ARLINGTON
Composer: Thomas A. Arne (1762)
Meter: C.M.
Key: F Major



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