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CONFLICT AND HEROISM
|Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus|
|131||Am I a Soldier of the Cross|
|Isaac Watts,1724||Thomas A. Arne,1762|
- 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 ?
- Must I be carried to the skies,
On flowery beds of ease,
While others fought to win the prize,
And sailed thro' bloody seas ?
- 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?
- Since I must fight if I would reign,
Increase my courage, Lord !
I'll bear the toil, endure the pain,
Supported by thy word. Amen.