The struggle between faith and unbelief

Jesus, believing we rejoice

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1 Jesus, believing we rejoice,
And triumph in thy pardoning voice,
But when our unbelief prevails,
Our hope departs, our comfort fails.

2 Thy promise does our hearts revive,
And keep our fainting hopes alive;
But guilt and fears, and sorrows rise,
When unbelief o'erclouds our eyes.

3 O let not sin and Satan boast,
While we lie mourning in the dust;
Nor see that faith to ruin brought,
Which thy own gracious power hath wrought.

4 Do thou the dying spark inflame;
Reveal the glories of thy name;
And put all anxious doubts to flight,
As shades dispersed by opening light.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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First Line: Jesus, believing we rejoice
Title: The struggle between faith and unbelief
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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