209. We walk by faith, and not by sight

1. We walk by faith, and not by sight;
no gracious words we hear from him
who spoke as none e'er spoke;
but we believe him near.

2. We may not touch his hands and side,
nor follow where he trod;
but in his promise we rejoice;
and cry, "My Lord and God!"

3. Help then, O Lord, our unbelief;
and may our faith abound,
to call on you when you are near,
and seek where you are found:

4. that, when our life of faith is done,
in realms of clearer light
we may behold you as you are,
with full and endless sight.

Text Information
First Line: We walk by faith, and not by sight
Author: Henry Alford, 1896-1979
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: CM
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. BOTOLPH
Composer: Gordon Slater, 1896-1979
Meter: CM
Key: D Major
Copyright: By permission of Oxford University Press.



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