Press on, saint of God, press on!
Take the fight to Goliath of Gath
Looking always to Jesus, the Son
Look not at the storm or the wind.
Know that your Saviour has won
True the flesh wars against the spirit
True also that this battle is life-long
Yet take advantage of the Holy Spirit
And your blessings will be doubly long
Keep pressing on, saint, you can make it.
For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh."-Galatians 5:17
7But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. 8What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ 9and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God and is by faith. 10I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead.
Pressing on Toward the Goal
12Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.