Whispering angels

Representative Text

1 Weary pilgrim why this sadness?
Why 'mid sorrow's scenes decline?
The trial strange, brings you and gladness;
For all things shall yet be thine!
O yes, all things shall yet be thine!

2 Earth anew, with robe of glory,
Shall rejoice in hill and vale;
And sweetest harpings tell the story
Of the love that could not fail;
O yes, the love that could not fail.

3 Thou shalt range the fields of pleasure,
Where joy's gushing songs arise;
Thou shalt have all thy well-stores treasure,
In the new earth, paradise;
Yes, in the new earth, paradise.

4 Weary pilgrim, leave thy sadness;
To Mount Zion thou art come!
Now swell thy songs of joyful gladness,
And rejoice in thy blest home;
Thine own, and Jesus' heavenly home.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1151

Author: Emily C. Pearson

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Text Information

First Line: Weary pilgrim, why this sadness
Title: Whispering angels
Author: Emily C. Pearson

Tune

WHISPERING ANGELS


AUTUMN

This tune is adapted from Barthélemon's piece Durandarte and Belerma: A Pathetic Scotch Ballad (1797). Some editors describe AUTUMN as "adapted from Psalm xlii in the Genevan Psalter, 1551", referring to the similarity between this tune and FREU DICH SEHR.

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
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Hymns and Tunes #331

Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d148

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1234

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a447

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Hymns of the Advent #104

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Hymns of the Morning #104

Joyful Voices #d95

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Songs of Pilgrimage #1294

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #346

The Christian Lyre #d466

The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d359

The Christian Psalmist #d719

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d407

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The Harp #1079

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a1079

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The Jubilee Harp #447

The Millennial Harp #d502

The Millennial Harp #d252

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1151

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