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A Stronger Faith

I need, O Lord, a stronger faith

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [I need, O Lord, a stronger faith]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I need, O Lord, a stronger faith,
In this poor heart of mine,
A faith to take Thee at Thy word,
And all for Thee resign.

Grant me, O Lord, a living faith
That I may follow Thee,
Thro’ joy or sorrow, doubt or fear,
Until Thy face I see.

2 A faith that to Thy promise clings,
When clouds above me roll,
A faith that sweetly works by love
And purifies the soul. [Refrain]

3 A faith that soars beyond the sky,
And looks within the veil,
A faith that, till my latest hour,
Shall never, never fail. [Refrain]

4 A patient, firm, enduring faith,
The christian race to run,
A faith to teach me how to say,
My Lord, Thy will be done. [Refrain]

Source: Young People's Songs of Praise #23

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: I need, O Lord, a stronger faith
Title: A Stronger Faith
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Grant me, O Lord, a living faith
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12704
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The Cyber Hymnal #12704

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