Pilgrims we are, and heavenward bound

Pilgrims we are, and heavenward bound

Author: Joseph Swain
Tune: ZION'S PILGRIM (Bradbury)
Published in 38 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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First Line: Pilgrims we are, and heavenward bound
Author: Joseph Swain
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 38 of 38)
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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #599

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #414

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Bradbury's Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #26

Children's Praise #d115

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #413

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Hymns of the Church Militant #572a

Praise to Jesus #d66

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Precious Hymns #288

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #450

Songs of Praise #d89

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1002

The Clariona #d168

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book #330

The Devotional Hymn Book #d383

The Eolian Harp #d92

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The Extra Hymn Book #62

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The New Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies #26a

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #287

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The Revivalist #409

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The Revivalist #61

The Silver Spray #d92

The Silver Spray #d118

The Song Evangel #d171

The Song Evangel #ad171

The Southern Psalmist #d674

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d708

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #627

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The Tribute of Praise #627

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The Tribute of Praise #622

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Vestry Chimes #75

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Young Singer's Friend #a137

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