4-22-15 Press Toward the Mark
April 22, 2015 Leave a comment
If you believe the promises of God,
And of His only Son who spoke for Him,
By Grace will we be saved though we are flawed,
The blood of Christ alone atones the grim.
Then those of us whom Jesus Christ has called
Know well the crown of glory that awaits,
And all the things of earth no more than galled,
We keep our sight on Him and His estate.
Then let us hold the faith and move ahead,
To imitate the Savior’s life and love,
Remembering His blood for us was shed,
And all that we have now comes from above.
Press toward the mark: with Christ eternal life,
And be not so deterred through pain and strife.
14 I press toward the mark for the prize
of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
15 Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded:
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