Pilgrims we are, and heavenward bound

Pilgrims we are, and heavenward bound

Author: Joseph Swain
Tune: ZION'S PILGRIM
Published in 37 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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Author: Joseph Swain

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A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #666Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #599Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #666Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #252Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #414Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d488
Bradbury's Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies: comprising a great variety of new music and hymns composed and written expressly for the Sabbath school: together with many of the best ... #26Page Scan
Children's Praise #d115
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #413Page Scan
Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #191Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #572aPage Scan
Praise to Jesus #d66
Precious Hymns #288Page Scan
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d261
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #450Page Scan
Songs of Praise #d89
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #1002Page Scan
The Brick Church Hymns, Designed for the Use of Social Prayer Meetings and Families, selected from the most approved authors #56Page Scan
The Clariona #d168
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #330Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn Book #d383
The Eolian Harp #d92
The Extra Hymn Book #62Page Scan
The New Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies: containing every piece (music and words) of the golden chain, with abot third additional #26aPage Scan
The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #287Page Scan
The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #409Page Scan
The Revivalist: Containing One Hundred Choice Revival Hymns, and One Hundred and Twenty-five Choruses: Designed for Use On Revival Occasions. (1st ed) #61Page Scan
The Silver Spray #d92
The Silver Spray: a New and Choice Collection of Popular Sabbath School Music #d118
The Song Evangel #d171
The Southern Psalmist #d674
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d708
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #627Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #627Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #622Page Scan
Vestry Chimes: a choice collection of sacred music, adapted to all occasions of social and family worship #75Page Scan
Young Singer's Friend: or, the Lee Avenue collection of hymns and songs, sacred and secular, suitable for Sabbath schools, social circles, children's meetings, concerts, anniversaries, etc. #a137Page Scan
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