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Living is Christ, dying is gain,

For the righteous life that we choose;

For there will be no longer pain,

Eternal life cannot refuse,


Now in the flesh in which I live,

Work for me is to be fruitful;

Because of all that I shall give,

If I remain just and truthful.


Which life to choose I do not know,

I am being pressured from both sides;

Desire to detour where I go,

Departing from where Jesus guides.


Which way is far better indeed,

Remaining in the flesh for me;

Going wild spreading my seed,

With every woman I see.


Since I am being persuaded,

I know that I always remain;

Progress with joyful faith faded,

Replaced by the toil and pain.


But hope that confidence will grow,

And continue to live in Christ;

A better life that I will know,

By never becoming enticed.


Never enticed upon this place,

By all of the immoral deeds;

Performance that is a disgrace,

As ungodly temptation breeds.


Live life in a holy manner,

Worthy to the Gospel of Christ;

Using the cross as your banner,

And willing to be sacrificed.


Keep standing firm in one spirit,

As you remain humbled and kind;

Thinking of others in merit,

Which will give you a peace of mind.


Do not be afraid of your foes,

It is a sign of destruction;

Rather of deliverance that goes,

Being tempted by seduction.


It has been given to believe,

Struggle with the same suffering;

Through salvation that you receive,

With Jesus Christ for buffering.

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