592. Wear a Crown

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?

Refrain:
And when the battle's over we shall wear a crown!
Yes, we shall wear a crown!
Yes, we shall wear a crown!
And when the battle's over we shall wear a crown
In the new Jerusalem.
Wear a crown, wear a crown,
Wear a bright and shining crown,
And when the battle's over we shall wear a crown
In the new Jerusalem.

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

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? [Refrain]

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. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Am I a solder of the cross
Title: Wear a Crown
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Refrain First Line: And when the battle's over we shall wear a crown!
Meter: CM with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: Confidence; Conflict; Cross of the Believer (8 more...)
Tune Information
Name: WEAR A CROWN
Meter: CM with refrain
Key: G Major or modal
Source: English traditional



Media
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Products
AM I A SOLDIER OF THE CROSS? (Celebration 728)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
AM I A SOLDIER OF THE CROSS? (Hymnal for Worship & Celebration 482)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
AM I A SOLDIER OF THE CROSS (Baptist 1991 - 481)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
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