I live with doubt
A hymn by Steve Shoemaker, Urbana, IL, In honor of John Newton (1725-1807), author of “Amazing Grace.”
I live with doubt: my faith is weak,
Dark clouds are what I see.
A God of love is all I seek,
Can such a good God be?
The world is full of greed and lies,
Of war and talk of war.
Can any savior hear my cries
And hope and peace restore?
When Jesus met the man born blind,
He touched his eyes with clay.
He bid him wash and he did find
His sight and a new day,
The sun breaks through, I see ahead
My task to feed the poor.
I still have doubts, but grace instead
Of fear I feel much more!