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153. Heroic Faith

1 O God, be merciful to me,
For men no mercy show;
With constant warfare pressing me
They seek my overthrow.

2 When foes invade, I safely rest,
Confiding in thy word;
I will not dread what man can do,
My trust is in the Lord.

3 I take Thy vows upon me now,
O God, Who savest me;
the sacrifice of praise I bring
In gratitude to Thee.

4 My feet from falling and my soul
From death Thy hast restored,
And ever in the light of life
I walk before the Lord.

Text Information
First Line: O God, be merciful to me
Title: Heroic Faith
Meter: C. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Topic: Afflictions: Refuge in; Assurance: Declared; Christ: Providences of (23 more...)
Notes: Selected stanzas
Tune Information
Composer: William B. Bradbury
Meter: C. M.
Key: D♭ Major

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