Author: Peter Williams; William Williams Meter: 22.214.171.124.4.7 Appears in 1,619 hymnals Lyrics: 1 Guide me, O my great Redeemer, pilgrim through this barren land; I am weak, but you are mighty; hold me with your powerful hand. Bread of heaven, bread of heaven, feed me now and evermore, feed me now and evermore. 2 Open now the crystal fountain, where ... Topics: Pilgrimage, Christian Text Sources: Welsh
Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah
Author: Thomas Olivers, 1725-1799 Meter: 126.96.36.199 D Appears in 402 hymnals Topics: Pilgrimage and Guidance Used With Tune: LEONI Text Sources: Yigdal (based on)
The God of Abraham praise
Author: Philip Doddridge; John Logan Meter: 188.8.131.52 Appears in 327 hymnals Lyrics: ... fed, Who through this weary pilgrimage Hast all our fathers led ... Scripture: Genesis 28:19-22 Used With Tune: DUNDEE
O God of Bethel, by Whose Hand
Composer: G. J. Elvey, 1816-1893 Meter: 184.108.40.206.4.7 Appears in 4 hymnals Tune Key: D Major Incipit: 35112 343 Used With Text: Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley Meter: 220.127.116.11 D Appears in 1 hymnal Tune Key: E Flat Major Incipit: 17123 32123 46551
Appears in 16 hymnals Tune Sources: Herrnhut, c. 1735; C. Gregor Choralbuch, 1784 Tune Key: F Major Incipit: 13234 32123 11234 Used With Text: Lord Jesus, 'Mid Thy Flock Appear
Author: John Fawcett, 1740-1817 Hymnal: Common Praise #503b (2000) Meter: 18.104.22.168.4.7 Scripture: Deuteronomy 8:2-4 Tune Title: PILGRIMAGE
Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing
Author: John Swertner, 1746-1813 Hymnal: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #578 (1969) Lyrics: Lord Jesus, ‘mid Thy flock appear; Thy ransomed Congregation bless; We meet to close another year; Accept the thanks our hearts express. We are not able to record The boundless favors we have proved; They show that we, most gracious Lord, ‘Mid our defects ... Topics: Hymns for Special Occasions The Changing Year Languages: English Tune Title: PILGRIMAGE
Lord Jesus, 'Mid Thy Flock Appear
Author: James Montgomery Hymnal: Sacred Poems and Hymns #219 (1854) Meter: 22.214.171.124 Lyrics: On our span-long pilgrimage, Youth, maturity, old age, What ... Languages: English
On our span-long pilgrimage
1865 - 1936 Person Name: P. Bilhorn Composer of "[How swiftly the years of our pilgrimage fly]" in Crowning glory no. 2 Pseudonyms: Irene Durfee; P. H. Roblin (a anagram of his name).
Bilhorn was born on July 22, 1865 in Mendota, Illinois. His family name was originally Pulhorn; it was changed by a judge in Ottawa, Illinois, named Abraham Lincoln. Peter and his brother formed the Eureka Wagon and Carriage Works in Chicago, Illinois. Later, Peter became involved in Gospel music and wrote some 2,000 Gospel songs in his lifetime. He also invented a folding pump organ used at revivals in the late 19th Century, and founded the Bilhorn Folding Organ Company in Chicago, Illinois. His evangelistic work took him into all the states of the Union, Great Britain, and other foreign countries. He was Billy Sunday’s song leader before 1908. He died on December 13, 1936 in Los Angeles, California.
NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/i/l/bilhorn_pp.htm
P. P. Bilhorn
1864 - 1941 Composer of "[When this pilgrimage is o'er and we reach that shining shore]" in His Voice of Love Vaughan, James D(avid); b. Dec. 14, 1864, between Lawrence Co. and Giles Co., TN; d. Feb. 9, 1941, Lawrenceburg, TN; music publisher, composer and compiler of gospel songs in shape notation
James D. Vaughan
1839 - 1929 Person Name: E. A. H. Author of "The home of peace and rest" in Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873.
Mary Louise VanDyke
Hoffman, Elisha Albright, author of "Have you been to Jesus for the cleansing power?" (Holiness desired), in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1881, was born in Pennsylvania, May 7, 1839.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
E. A. Hoffman
Editors: Robert H. Baynes Description:
The SmallChurchMusic site was commenced in 2006 grew out of the requests from those struggling
to provide suitable music for their services and meetings. Rev. Clyde McLennan was ordained in mid
1960’s and was a pastor in many small Australian country areas, and therefore was acutely aware of
this music problem. Having also been trained as a Pipe Organist, recordings on site (which are a subset
of the smallchurchmusic.com site) are all actually played by Clyde, and also include piano and piano
with organ versions. All recordings are in MP3 format.
Churches all around the world use the recordings, with downloads averaging over 60,000 per
The recordings normally have an introduction, several verses and a slowdown on the last verse.
Users are encouraged to use software: Audacity (http://www.audacityteam.org) or Song Surgeon (http://songsurgeon.com) (see http://scm-audacity.weebly.com for more information) to adjust the MP3 number of verses, tempo
and pitch to suit their local needs.
Copyright notice: Rev. Clyde McLennan, performer in this collection, has assigned his performer rights in this collection to Hymnary.org. Non-commercial use of these recordings is permitted. For permission to use them for any other purposes, please contact email@example.com.
List Songsby Meter
List Songs byTune Name
Small Church Music
Publication Date: 1888 Publisher: Scriptural Tract Repository Publication Place: Boston Editors: H. L. Hastings; Scriptural Tract Repository
Songs of Pilgrimage