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I thought that the course of the pilgrim to Heaven

I thought that the course of the pilgrim to Heaven

Author: Robert Grant
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Robert Grant

Robert Grant (b. Bengal, India, 1779; d. Dalpoorie, India, 1838) was influenced in writing this text by William Kethe’s paraphrase of Psalm 104 in the Anglo-Genevan Psalter (1561). Grant’s text was first published in Edward Bickersteth’s Christian Psalmody (1833) with several unauthorized alterations. In 1835 his original six-stanza text was published in Henry Elliott’s Psalm and Hymns (The original stanza 3 was omitted in Lift Up Your Hearts). Of Scottish ancestry, Grant was born in India, where his father was a director of the East India Company. He attended Magdalen College, Cambridge, and was called to the bar in 1807. He had a distinguished public career a Governor of Bombay and as a member of the British Parliament, where… Go to person page >

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First Line: I thought that the course of the pilgrim to Heaven
Author: Robert Grant
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns of the Spirit #586

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d176

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Vestry Harmonies #107

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