249. Fight the Good Fight

1 Fight the good fight with all your might;
Christ is your strength and Christ your right.
Lay hold on life, and it shall be
Your joy and crown eternally.

2 Run the straight race through God's good grace;
Lift up your eyes, and seek His face.
Life with its way before us lies;
Christ is the path and Christ the prize.

3 Cast care aside, lean on your guide;
His boundless mercy will provide.
Trust, and enduring faith shall prove
Christ is your life, and Christ your love.

4 Faint not nor fear, His arms are near;
He changes not, who holds you dear;
Only believe, and you will see
That Christ is all eternally.

Text Information
First Line: Fight the good fight with all your might
Title: Fight the Good Fight
Author: J. S. B. Monsell, 1811-75 (alt.)
Meter: L M
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Lent 1
Tune Information
Meter: L M
Key: B♭ Major
Source: F. D. Allen, New York Selections, 1822, adapt.

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