635. We Walk by Faith

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1 We walk by faith and not by sight;
with gracious words draw near,
O Christ, who spoke as none e'er spoke:
“My peace be with you here.”

2 We may not touch your hands and side,
nor follow where you trod;
but in your 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 For you, O resurrected Lord,
are found in means divine:
beneath the water and the word,
beneath the bread and wine.

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

Text Information
First Line: We walk by faith and not by sight
Title: We Walk by Faith
Author: Henry Alford, 1810-1871 (alt.)
Meter: C M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Grace, Faith; Hope, Assurance; Easter
Tune Information
Name: SHANTI
Composer: Marty Haugen, b. 1950
Meter: C M
Key: A Major
Copyright: © 1984 GIA Publications, Inc.



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