Thou, Who Our Faithless Hearts Can Read

Thou, who our faithless hearts canst read

Author: James Baldwin Brown
Tune: ST. BERNARD (Tochter Sion)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Thou, who our faithless hearts canst read,
And know’st each weakness there;
Poor, trembling, faint, with Thee we plead
O turn not from our prayer.

2 We cannot grasp from hour to hour
The truths Thy Gospel saith;
Then aid us by Thy heav’nly power,
And so increase our faith.

3 That we may trust Thy guardian care,
When no kind hand we see;
That we may lift our souls in prayer
Undoubtingly to Thee.

4 Help us to gaze on things unseen
By eyes of mortal sight;
To pierce through earth’s dark veil, and glean
Some beams of heav’nly light.

5 Thy glorious presence may we see,
When earth’s last tie is riven;
In faith then trust our souls to Thee,
Till we awake in Heav’n.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8291

Author: James Baldwin Brown

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Text Information

First Line: Thou, who our faithless hearts canst read
Title: Thou, Who Our Faithless Hearts Can Read
Author: James Baldwin Brown
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #8291
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