I Dare Not Fight
- To love the Lord and keep His word
- Must be my lot in life
- With Adversary pressing, though,
- The journey is but strife.
- To know the Christ is to obey,
- This truth a man may know;
- Transference to the heart is cruel
- The devil presses so.
- Oh, woe is mea man undone,
- An unclean, wretched sort
- Delighting in the law of God;
- Yet frail to Satan's sport.
- The war within my members must
- At last give way to peace.
- The Victor who can claim the tombs
- Shall calm the restless beast.
- "The world has a prince," said King
- "And cast Him out, I will
- "When I am lifted up from earth
- "To bear the Father's will."
- O, little one, your Savior, too
- Has also groaned within;
- By written word and tearful prayer
- Defeated lure of sin.
- So strive each day, determined heart
- You do not beat the air.
- Your vict'ry is assured in Him
- Whose life escaped the snare.
- Oh, woe is mea wretched man
- So helpless on my own.
- The pow'r of God shall be my trust,
- I dare not fight alone.
- For further study, see Isaiah 6:1-8; Romans 7:13-25; 1 Peter
5:8; Ephesians 6:10-13; John 12:31-33; Matthew 4:1-11; 26:36-46;
1 Corinthians 9:24-27; Hebrews 2:14-15; 4:15.
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