Faint, Yet Pursuing

We are walking on the waters

Author: Lydia Banks
Tune: [We are walking on the waters]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. We are walking on the waters
Of a dark and troubled sea,
And our hearts, O Lord, are fainting
That we cannot come to thee.

2. Fainting at the storms that gather,
Tho' above thy voice be heard
Fainting in thy very presence,
Tho' we venture at thy word.

3. Yet we know, since thou hast bidden
Us to walk, thou wilt sustain,
Thro' a way as rough and pathless
As the storm-toss'd watery main.

4. And if dangers so encompass
That thy form we scarcely see,
We may still press surely onward,
For thou bidst us come to thee.

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #212b

Author: Lydia Banks

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Text Information

First Line: We are walking on the waters
Title: Faint, Yet Pursuing
Author: Lydia Banks
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12549
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12549

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