The Little Pilgrims

The way to heaven is narrow And its blessed entrance strait

Author: C. C. Carpenter
Tune: [The way to Heaven is narrow]
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The way to Heaven is narrow,
And its blessèd entrance strait;
But how safe the little pilgrims
Who get within the gate!

2 The sunbeams of the morning
Make the narrow path so fair;
And these early little pilgrims
Find dewy blessings there.

3 They pass o’er rugged mountains,
But they climb them with a song;
For these early little pilgrims
Have sandals new and strong.

4 They do not greatly tremble
When the shadows night foretell;
For these early little pilgrims
Have tried the path so well.

5 They know it leads to Heaven,
With its bright and open gates,
Where for happy little pilgrims
A Savior’s welcome waits.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8741

Author: C. C. Carpenter

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Text Information

First Line: The way to heaven is narrow And its blessed entrance strait
Title: The Little Pilgrims
Author: C. C. Carpenter
Language: Latin
Refrain First Line: And may we join the pilgrim band
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8741
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The Cyber Hymnal #8741

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