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Faith

Faith saw a realm these eyes can never see

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Faith saw a realm these eyes can never see]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Faith sees a realm these eyes can never see,
A land o’er which the Lord Himself is King,
Where we shall dwell, from sin and sorrow free;
The home where Christ His own at last shall bring.

2 Faith hears a song these ears can never hear,
A strain that echoes from the farther shore;
Our griefs all flee, our sad doubts disappear,
Its notes are heard above the billow’s roar.

3 Faith holds a wealth beyond our mortal grasp,
‘Twill make the owner rich beyond compare;
Our hands to rest within the Master’s clasp,
Our souls His wondrous peace and joy to share.

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #91

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Faith saw a realm these eyes can never see
Title: Faith
Author: Birdie Bell
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

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Consecrated Hymns #85

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Hymns of the Kingdom #91

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World-Wide Hosannas #151

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