Pilgrim, rejoice, for the mantle of sin

Pilgrim, rejoice, for the mantle of sin

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: BREAKING AWAY
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Pilgrim, rejoice, for the mantle of sin,
That hung like a pall o'er thy spirit within,
Is yielding at last to the smile of the day;
The gloom and the darkness are breaking away,

Chorus:
Breaking away, breaking away,
The clouds are all breaking away.
The sunshine is coming,
And lighting up the day,
The clouds are all breaking away.

2 Wild was the storm, but thy Saviour was near,
In all thy affliction to comfort and cheer;
His mercy unfolding the brightness of day,
The clouds of thy sorrow are breaking away. [Chorus]

3 Nearer the close of thy peril and strife,
And nearer thy home o'er the ocean of life.
Press onward! the angels are guarding thy way;
The mist and the shadow are breaking away. [Chorus]

4 Pilgrim rejoice, and thy courage renew;
Look up, for the heaven of joy is in view;
One stroke of the oar, and thy spirit can shy
From earth and its toil I have broken away. [Chorus]

Source: The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #142

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Pilgrim, rejoice, for the mantle of sin
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Breaking away
Copyright: Public Domain

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