Give us the wings of faith (Ernest Bullock)
- Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2022-02-05). Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 452 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: Give us the wings of faith
Composer: Ernest Bullock
Lyricist: Isaac Watts
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem
First published: 1925 (Oxford University Press)
Description: Anthem for All Saints, or for other saints' days. First published in October 1925, and therefore public domain the United States (though not yet elsewhere).
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Give me the wings of faith to rise.
Give us the wings of faith to rise
Within the veil, and see
The saints above, how great their joys,
How bright their glories be.
We ask them whence their victory came:
They, with united breath,
Ascribe the conquest to the Lamb,
Their triumph to his death.
They marked the footsteps that he trod,
His zeal inspired their breast,
And, following their incarnate God,
They reached the promised rest.