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Ever Keep Heaven in View

Pilgrim of Jesus, o'er life's troubled sea

Author: H. R. Jeffrey (1911)
Tune: [Pilgrim of Jesus, o'er life's troubled sea]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Pilgrim of Jesus, o’er life’s troubled sea,
Courage, and onward pursue;
A crown of rejoicing is waiting for thee,
Ever keep heaven in view.

Ever keep heaven in view,
Ever keep heaven in view;
Courage, my brother, right onward pursue,
Ever keep heaven in view.

2 Pilgrim of Jesus, what saddens thy brow?
Are not His promises true?
How needless thy sorrow, He’s bidding thee now,
Ever keep heaven in view. [Refrain]

3 Pilgrim of Jesus, oh, lift up thy head,
Ask and thy strength He’ll renew;
And, while in the footprints of Jesus you tread,
Ever keep heaven in view. [Refrain]

4 Pilgrim of Jesus, that Eden above
Long has been waiting for you;
And soon thou shalt reach thy fair mansion of love,
Ever keep heaven in view. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: H. R. Jeffrey

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Text Information

First Line: Pilgrim of Jesus, o'er life's troubled sea
Title: Ever Keep Heaven in View
Author: H. R. Jeffrey (1911)
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ever keep heaven in view


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Timeless Truths #766TextAudio
Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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