Press on, press on, O pilgrim

Press on, press on, O pilgrim

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Press on, press on, O pilgrim]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Press on, press on, O pilgrim,
Rejoicing in the Lord;
Believing in His promise,
And trusting in His word;
Fear not! For He is with us,
Whate’er the cross we bear;
And soon beyond the swelling tide,
We’ll gather over there!

Refrain:
Gather over there!
Gather over there!
And soon beyond the swelling tide,
We’ll gather over there!

2 Press on, press on, O pilgrim,
Along the heavenly way;
Remember, God commands us
To watch, and work, and pray;
He bids us all be faithful,
And cast on Him our care;
And soon beyond the swelling tide,
We’ll gather over there! [Refrain]

3 Press on, press on, O pilgrim,
Tho’ clouds and storms may rise;
The Light that never faileth
Shines brightly in the skies:
Press on where crowns await us,
In yonder mansions fair;
And soon beyond the swelling tide,
We’ll gather over there! [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6 #127

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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First Line: Press on, press on, O pilgrim
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Gather over there

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #127

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