The Pilgrim's Home

While through this changing world we roam

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 77 hymnals

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1 As through this changing world we roam
From infancy to age,
Heaven is the Christian pilgrim's home,
His rest at every stage;
Thither his raptured thoughts ascend,
Eternal joys to share;
There his adoring spirit bends,
While here he kneels in prayer.

2 From earth his freed affections rise
To fix on things above,
Where all his hope of glory lies,
And love is perfect love;
Ah! there may we our treasure place,
There let our hearts be found,
That sill where sin abounded, grace
May more and more abound.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #623

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: While through this changing world we roam
Title: The Pilgrim's Home
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #932

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #691

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #441

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #441

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #441

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #441

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #441

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #441

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #530

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #427

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #427

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #864

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d368

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d372

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Christian Praise #348

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d1070

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1169

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Church Melodies #830

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Church Psalmist #358

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Church Psalmist #358

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Church Psalmist #358

Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d147

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Gospel Praise Book. #201b

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #1048

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #1048

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Hymns and Tunes #128

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #517

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #517

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #326

Hymns for the Hospital Chapel, Worcester #d242

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #932

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d65

Melodies of the Church #d1122

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New Hymn and Tune book #225a

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New Hymn and Tune Book #225a

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Plymouth Collection #a1107

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1107

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1245

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d922

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #188

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Sacred Poems and Hymns #228

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Seamen's Hymns #358

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d702

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Social Psalmist #358

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #503

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d473

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1269

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b1268

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1268

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1268

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1268

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1268

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1268

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d632

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Songs of the Church #829

The A. M. E. Zion Hymnal #586

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d896

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1107

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d420

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d413

The Choral #d258

The Christian Hymn Book #d703

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d704

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The Christian Psalmist #535

The Church Hymn Book #d1167

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The Congregational Hymn Book #659

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The Devotional Chimes #205a

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The Heart and Voice #241c

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #440

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #261

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The New Song #199a

The Pilgrim's Harp #d288

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #623

The Vestry Hymn Book #d552

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