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The lamp of faith

O take the lamp of faith

Author: E. C. Ellsworth
Tune: [O take the lamp of faith]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Oh, take the lamp of faith!
Let grace the oil supply;
Its beams shall glow with hope and love,
Thy God to glorify.

O precious, precious light!
We’ll bless thy heav’nly ray;
While walking by the light of faith
We’ll sing along the way,
We’ll sing, we’ll sing,
We’ll sing along the way.

2 Yes, take the lamp of faith!
Ne’er dark thy path shall be;
For light shall chase away the gloom,
And shadows quickly flee. [Refrain]

3 Then take the lamp of faith;
Perchance its golden light
May fall around another’s feet
And make his pathway bright. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #64

Author: E. C. Ellsworth

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O take the lamp of faith
Title: The lamp of faith
Author: E. C. Ellsworth
Refrain First Line: O precious, precious light