Faith is the polar star

Faith is the polar star

Published in 24 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Faith is the polar star
That guides the Christian's way,
Directs his wanderings from afar
To realms of endless day:

2 Faith is the rain-bow's form
Hung on the brow of heaven,
The glory of the passing storm,
The pledge of mercy given:

3 The Faith that works by love,
And purifies the heart,
A foretaste of the joys above
To mortals can impart:

4 It guides us far from strife,
Where'er our footsteps roam,
And promises eternal life
When we have reached our home.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #689

Text Information

First Line: Faith is the polar star
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

BENDA


DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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Instances

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Gospel Hymns #d111

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Our Sunday School #62

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #722

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Songs for the Sanctuary #837

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Songs for the Sanctuary #837

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Songs for the Sanctuary #837

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #837

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Songs of the Church #1062

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The College Hymnal #353

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The Congregational Hymn Book #509

The Praise #d59

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #256a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d220

The Saints' Harp #d238

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #689

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