Am I A Soldier of the Cross? (McAnally)
by R. M. M.
Am I a soldier of the cross, a follow'r 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 flow'ry 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?
Sure I must fight if I would reign. Increase my courage Lord.
I'll bear the toil, endure the pain, supported by Thy word.
Thy saints, in all this glorious war, shall conquer, tho' they die
They see the triumph from afar by faith's discerning eye
When that illustrious day shall rise, and all Thine armies shine
In robes of vict'ry thro' the skies, the glory shall be Thine
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