54. Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow

1 Through the night of doubt and sorrow
onward goes the pilgrim band,
singing songs of expectation,
marching to the promised land.

2 One the light of God's own presence
o'er his ransomed people shed,
chasing far the gloom and terror,
bright'ning all the path we tread.

3 One the object of our journey,
one the faith which never tires,
one the earnest looking forward,
one the hope our God inspires.

4 One the strain the lips of thousands
lift as from the heart of one;
one the conflict, one the peril,
one the march in God begun.

5 One the gladness of rejoicing
on the far eternal shore,
where the one almighty Father
reigns in love for evermore.

Text Information
First Line: Through the night of doubt and sorrow
Title: Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow
Danish Title: Igjennem nat og traengsel
Author: B. S. Ingemann (1825)
Translator: Sabine Baring-Gould (1867)
Publication Date: 1985
Scripture: Exodus 40:38; Ephesians 4:4
Topic: Doubt; God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Martin Shaw (1915)
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Copyright © 1915 by J.Curwen & Sons, Ltd., used by permission of G. Schirmer, Inc., U.S. agents
Notes: Now Public Domain in the U.S.

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