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The pilgrim's journey

Slow to anger, full of kindness

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: CLEVELAND (Doane)
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Slow to anger, full of kindness,
Rich in mercy, Lord thou art,
Wash me in thy healing fountain,
Take away my sinful heart.

I would go the pilgrim's journey,
Onward to the promised land;
I would reach the golden city,
There to join the angel band.

2 Thou wilt never, never leave me,
If I give myself to Thee;
Teach, O! teach me how to praise Thee,
Tell me what my life should be. [Chorus]

3 May thy ever gracious spirit
Lead me in the way of truth;
May I learn the voice of wisdom,
In the early days of youth. [Chorus]

4 Oh! how sweet to rest confiding,
On thy word that cannot fail,
Strong in Thee whate'er my trials,
Through thy grace I must prevail. [Chorus]

Source: The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #52

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: Slow to anger, full of kindness
Title: The pilgrim's journey
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I would go the pilgrim's journey
Copyright: Public Domain



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