510. 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, 1674-1748
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: C.M.
Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:12; Mark 8:38; 1 Corinthians 16:13; Matthew 16:24; Hebrews 11:36-37; Romans 8:36-39; Matthew 10:22; 2 Timothy 2:3; John 1:29-39; 2 Timothy 1:12; Luke 9:23
Topic: Conflict: Spiritual; Conflict & Victory
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas A. Arne, 1710-1778
Meter: C.M.
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

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