Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see Him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory.@1 Peter 1:8
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Charles H. Gabriel (1856-1932)

Maud Fraser, in The Victory, edited by Charles H. Gabriel (Cincinnati, Ohio: Jennings & Graham, 1908), number 10.

Charles H. Gabriel (🔊 pdf nwc).

A friend have I who’s ever near,
Who comforts me and stills each fear,
It is my Lord and Savior dear,
Whom, having not seen, I love.

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He’s gone to prepare a place
For me in His home above;
And I shall behold His face,
Whom, having not seen, I love.

In vain may fancy strive to trace
My Savior’s beauty and His grace;
More fair than I can dream, His face,
Whom, having not seen, I love.

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The precious hope of that bright day
Illumines all mine earthly way;
He’ll take me home with Him to stay,
Whom, having not seen, I love.

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With that glad meeting e’er in view,
My pilgrim journey I pursue,
And try His holy will to do,
Whom, having not seen, I love.

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