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We are little pilgrims, We are strangers here (Wigglesworth)

We are little pilgrims, We are strangers here (Wigglesworth)

Author: Esther Wiglesworth
Published in 11 hymnals

Representative Text

1 We are little pilgrims,
We are strangers here,
We are hast'ning onward
To our Home most dear;
All that stays our progress
We will cast aside,
Sinful lusts and passions,
Evil tho'ts and pride.

2 Ofttimes we are weary,
Oftentimes in pain;
But the hope of Heaven
Cheers our souls again.
Grief will there be rapture,
Toil will there be rest;
Each day brings us nearer
To our Home most blest.


Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #186

Author: Esther Wiglesworth

Wiglesworth, Esther, daughter of Thomas Wiglesworth, was born at 6 Bruce Terrace, Tottenham, Middlesex, in 1827, and is now (1891) Matron of the Magdalen Asylum, Streatham. She has composed a large number of small poetical works, and has contributed numerous hymns and poems to the periodical press. The works from which most of her hymns in common use are taken, are: Verses for the Sundays and Holidays of the Christian Seasons, 1863; (2) Verses for Christian Children, 1871; (3) Hymns for the Feasts, and other Verses, 1878; (4) Songs of Perseverance, 1885, &c. These hymns in common use include:— 1. Almighty Father, God of love. Morning. 2. Father, look upon Thy children. Confirmation. 3. God chooseth out the place. God the Gu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are little pilgrims, We are strangers here (Wigglesworth)
Author: Esther Wiglesworth



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Children's Hymns with Tunes #d163

Infant Songs #d33

Infant Songs #d33

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Singing on the Way #73

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d219

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #188

The New Children's Hymnal #d311

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #356

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Voices of Praise #186

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