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Faith can bridge the gulf between

Faith can bridge the gulf between

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [Faith can bridge the gulf between]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Faith can bridge the gulf between,
Faith can gaze on things unseen;
Faith can trust in darkest days,
And can sound a note of praise.

2 Faith can look beyond the tomb,
Faith can pierce the circling gloom,
See its treasures in the sky,
Wait for meetings by and by.

3 Faith is sure that all is planned,
By a loving Father’s hand;
There-forth faith can calmly rest,
All is working for the best.

4 Faith believes the Lord is near,
He will very soon appear;
So faith bravely plods along,
For the way will not be long.

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #94

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Faith can bridge the gulf between
Author: Ada R. Habershon
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