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Trial of faith

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1 Not having seen Him, yet do we love Him,
In Him believing, who dwelleth above;
Joy is unspeakable, full of His glory;
Not having seen Hi, Him do we love.

Refrain:
We will love Jesus forever and ever!
Blindly we trust Him who dwelleth above;
Our joy is unspeakable, full of His glory;
Not having seen Him, Him do we love.

2 Prophets have searched, proclaiming salvation;
Told of God’s mercy so long unrevealed;
Told of His suffering, told of His glory,
Which from the angels long were concealed. [Refrain]

3 Ever is God abundant in mercy,
Full of compassion,— oh, let us rejoice!
Though we are tried in so many temptations,
We will give praise with spirit and voice. [Refrain]

4 Faith and its testing God holdeth precious,
More than of gold that is tried in the fire;
He will preserve us, and honor and love us,
Till He hath wrought His deepest desire. [Refrain]

Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #68

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. 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: Not having seen him
Title: Trial of faith
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: We will love Jesus forever

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