Lord, May We See by Faith and Grace

Lord, may we see by faith and grace

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2006)
Tune: GLENMONT HILLS
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1 Lord, may we see by faith and grace
your countenance in each sad face
of those who stand and wait outside,
encircled by your arms spread wide.

2 They cling to hope in their despair,
and long for life more just and fair,
a home that’s safe and bread to eat,
warm clothes to wear, and water sweet;

3 And here, within this sacred space,
a table where they have a place,
a font of blessing, friends who care
with helpful hands and heart-felt prayer.

4 Reveal yourself to them, we pray,
in what we do and what we say,
that as we share your love and grace,
we may reflect your holy face.


Source: Faith That Lets Us Sing: fifty new hymns and short worship songs #56

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn

Mary Nelson Keithahn, a retired United Church of Christ ordained pastor and church educator, has been a curriculum writer-editor, journalist, and lyricist for musical dramas and anthems. She still works out of her home in Rapid City, South Dakota, as a free-lance writer. In 2016 she published Elfie: Adventures on the Midwest Frontier, a chapter book for children, and Embracing the Light: Reflectioins on God’s Holy Word, a collection of meditations for individual or small group use. Augsburg Fortress also published Sing the Stories of God’s NEW People, the third in a trilogy of Bible story-based collections of songs for young children, written with her longtime colleague, John D. Horman. The two have written over a hundred hymns togethe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, may we see by faith and grace
Title: Lord, May We See by Faith and Grace
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2006)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 2017 Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

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Faith That Lets Us Sing #56

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