Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.@Revelation 2:10
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Philip Doddridge (1702-1751)

Philip Doddridge (1702-1751). Published posthumously in Hymns, Founded on Various Texts in the Holy Scriptures, by Job Orton (Shropshire, England: Joshua Eddowes & John Cotton, 1755), number 353: The Christian Warrior animated and renewed.

Lambeth (Schulthes) Wilhelm A. F. Schulthes, 1871 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Hark, ’tis our heav’nly leader’s voice
From His triumphant seat:
’Midst all the war’s tumultuous noise,
How powerful, and how sweet!

Fight on, My faithful band, He cries,
“Nor fear the mortal blow;
Who first in such a warfare dies
Shall speediest victory know.

“I have My days of combat known,
And in the dust was laid,
But thence I mounted to My throne,
And glory crowns My head.

That throne, that glory you shall share;
My hands the crown shall give;
And you the sparkling honors wear,
While God Himself shall live.

Lord, ’tis enough; our bosoms glow
With courage, and with love:
Thine hand shall bear Thy soldiers thro’,
And raise their heads above.

My soul, while deaths beset me round,
Erects her ardent eyes,
And longs, thro’ some illustrious wound,
To rush and seize the prize.