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Our eternal home

We are pilgrims on life's journey (Winsett)

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [We are pilgrims on life’s journey]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We are pilgrims on life’s journey,
Trav’ling to a home beyond;
If we keep the narrow pathway,
Soon life’s vict’ry will be won.

Refrain:
I will meet you on the golden shore,
When my labors here are o’er,
When the final trumpets sound
And the dead rise from the ground,
I will meet you on the golden shore.

2 We are working for our Master,
Walking in the narrow way;
And His blessed Spirit leads us,
To the home of endless day. [Refrain]

3 May His peace and power keep us,
Till with Him at last we stand;
Ever free from condemnation,
In that happy, glory-land. [Refrain]

4 Won’t that be a happy meeting,
With all pain and sorrow past;
Yes, ‘twill be a joyful greeting,
There to dwell with Him at last. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #73

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are pilgrims on life's journey (Winsett)
Title: Our eternal home
Author: R. E. Winsett
Refrain First Line: God sends out

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #61

Songs of Old-Time Power #d176

Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d172

Songs of the Coming King #d139

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Soul Inspiring Songs #73

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