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Songs of Faith

O songs of faith that pilgrims sing

Author: Fanny Church
Tune: [O songs of faith that pilgrims sing]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O songs of faith that pilgrims sing!
To you our hearts forever cling;
You guide us where the saints have trod,
You lead us to the throne of God.

O music soft! O music sweet!
Borne upward by your song;
Tho’ storms of time around us beat,
The weakest heart grows strong.

2 O songs of love that angels sing!
What peace and joy your sweet notes bring;
They float so sweetly down the way
That leads us up to endless day.

O music soft! O music sweet!
With heaven in the strain;
Our waiting ears your sweet songs greet,
They calm our weary pain.

3 And now, O joy! at last, at last
The years of toil and woe are past,
And Zion’s golden gate appears;
We pass for aye from grief and tears.

O music soft! O music sweet!
We lay our burden down
For evermore at Jesus’ feet,
And there receive our crown.


Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #9

Author: Fanny Church

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Text Information

First Line: O songs of faith that pilgrims sing
Title: Songs of Faith
Author: Fanny Church
Refrain First Line: O music soft, O music sweet

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Gospel Praise Book. #9

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Gospel Praise Book #9

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Jasper and Gold #45

Songs of Trust and Triumph No. 1 #d57

Songs of Trust and Triumph No. 3 #d113

Temperance Glee Book. Enlarged ed. #d26

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Temperance Rallying Songs #145

The Gem of Gems #d105

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The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #86

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