While through this changing world we roam

While through this changing world we roam

Author: James Montgomery
Tune: VARINA
Published in 61 hymnals

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While through this changing world we roam,
From infancy to age,
Heaven is the Christian pilgrim's home,
His rest at every stage.

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Thither his raptured thought ascends,
Eternal joys to share;
There his adoring spirit bends,
While here be kneels in prayer.

From earth his freed affections rise
To fix on things above,
Where all his hope of glory lies,
And love is perfect love.

Oh! there may we our treasures place,
There let our hearts be found,
That still where sin abounded, grace
May more and more abound.

Henceforth our conversation be
With Christ before the throne:
Ere long we eye to eye shall see,
And know as we are known.



Source: Sacred Poems and Hymns #228

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: While through this changing world we roam
Author: James Montgomery
Language: English

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