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We walk by faith, and O how sweet

We walk by faith, and O how sweet

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [We walk by faith, and oh, how sweet] (Kirkpatrick)
Published in 22 hymnals

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1. We walk by faith and O how sweet,
the flowers that grow beneath our feet,
and fragrance breathe along the way
that leads the soul to endless day.

We walk by faith but not alone,
      our Shepherd's tender voice we hear,
his tender hand within our own,
      knowing that he is always near.

2. We walk by faith Christ wills it so,
and marks the path that we should go;
and when at times our sky is dim,
Christ gently draws us close to him.

3. We walk by faith, divinely blessed,
on Christ we lean, in him we rest;
the more we trust our Shepherd's care,
the more his love is ours to share.

4. And thus by faith, till life shall end,
we'll walk with Christ our dearest Friend,
till safe we tread the fields of light,
where faith is lost in perfect sight.

Source: Blessed Assurance: Hymns of Fanny J. Crosby #10

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: We walk by faith, and O how sweet
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: We walk by faith, but not alone



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