Here I must toil and travail, Oft weary and opprest, But there my God shall lead me To everlasting rest. It was covered by The Lewis Family with Carl Story, Billy Strings & Don Julin, Kathy Chiavola, The New Kentucky Colonels and other artists. I’m a pilgrim and a stranger passing over, The road may be rough, but ’tis clear, And a starry crown awaits me o’er the river, And Jesus bids me welcome there. and i am determined to go and see them, good lord over on, that distant shore. Retrieved from "https://hymnwiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=I%27m_a_Pilgrim,_I%27m_a_Stranger&oldid=9539" This is where you can post a request for a hymn search (to post a new request, simply click on the words "Hymn Lyrics Search Requests" and scroll down until you see "Post a New Topic"). Date: 1991 Source: Christian Songster, 1858 The Sacred Harp #457 Include 43 pre-1979 instances 45 on p. 43, , Raleigh, NC. I Am A Pilgrim recorded by Alabama written by Merle Travis G D7 G I am a pilgrim and a stranger C G Traveling through this wearisome land C I've got a home in that yonder city good Lord G D7 G And it's not not made by hand D7 G I've got a mother a sister and brother SKU: MN0046404 I’ve met with storms and danger E’en from my early years, With enemies and conflicts, With fightings and with fears. Chorus: Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me All the days, all the days of my life; Surely goodness and mercy … I’m a pilgrim, and I’m a stranger; I can tarry, I can tarry but a night. 5. The song combines elements from an "[o]ld hymn entwined with Poor Wayfaring Stranger (Sacred Harp - 1844). Oh, how sweet is this assurance, ‘Mid the conflict and the strife! I am a pilgrim and a stranger . in 1864 and in "Hymns For the Camp," 1862 and begins: "I'm a pilgrim and I'm a stranger/I can tarry but a night/" This hymn seems to have been a favorite in the South during the War Between the States. This land of passing shadows Is not my destined home. I am a pilgrim and a stranger Traveling through this wearisome land And I've got a home in that yonder city, good Lord And it's not (good Lordy it's not) not made by hand I got a mother, a sister and a brother Who have gone to that sweet home And I am determined to go and see them, good Lord Over on (good Lordy over on) that distant shore There the glory is ever shining; Oh, my longing heart, my longing heart is there; Here in this country so dark and dreary, I long have wandered forlorn and weary. Refrain. "The Wayfaring Stranger" (also known as "Poor Wayfaring Stranger" or "I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger"), Roud 3339, is a well-known American folk and gospel song likely originating in the early 19th century about a plaintive soul on the journey through life. A pilgrim and a stranger, I journey here below; Far distant is my country, The home to which I go. Also, I appreciate your compliment. The everlasting city, Jerusalem above, This evermore abideth, i got a mother, a sister and a brother who have gone to that sweet home. It forms part of the repertoire of gospel, folk, and bluegrass artists.. I am a stranger here, within a foreign land; My home is far away, upon a golden strand; Ambassador to be of realms beyond the sea, I’m here on business for my King. I got a mother, got a sister and a brother . A Pilgrim and a Stranger, I journey here below; Far distant is my country, The home to which I go. "I Am a Pilgrim: 1. Overcomer Posts: 1 i am a pilgrim and a stranger traveling through this wearisome land. (think this might be the chorus) I am a pilgrim and a stranger Traveling through this wearisome land I've got a home in that yonder city, good Lord And it's not made by hand. # #-----## From: Harlan L Thompson I AM A PILGRIM- The Byrds G D G D G G7 I am a pilgrim and a stranger C C7 G Travelling through this wearsome land G G7 C C7 I've got a home in that yonder city, good Lord G riff D G And it's not not made by hand I've got a mother, sister and a brother Who have been this way before I am determined to go and see them, good Lord Over on that other … Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Chords in C Major. "I Am a Pilgrim" is a traditional Christian hymn from the United States, first documented in the mid-19th century. Related . I am a pilgrim and a stranger Traveling through this wearisome land And I got a home in that yonder city, good Lord And it's not, not made by hand Play it Play that one more time I'm going down to thet river of Jordan Just to bathe my wearisome soul And if I could touch the hem of His garment "To Be a Pilgrim" (also commonly known as He who would Valiant be) is the best known hymn using words of John Bunyan in The Pilgrim's Progress . I am a pilgrim and a stranger
Traveling through this wearisome land
I've got a home in that yonder city, Good Lord
And it's not, not made by hand
I've got a mother, got a sister and a brother
Who have gone this way before
I am determined to … I’m a pilgrim, and I’m a stranger, I can tarry, I can tarry but a night; Do not detain me, for I am going To where the fountains are ever flowing. as i go down to that river jordan, Clouds and darkness oft distress me, Great and many are my foes; Anxious cares and thoughts opprest me: But my Father knows. A stranger and a pilgrim, Like him, must journey through. 1. Here I must toil and travail, Oft weary and opprest; But there my God shall lead me To everlasting rest. 2. A pilgrim was I, and a wandering, In the cold night of sin I did roam, When Jesus the kind Shepherd found me, And now I am on my way home. I am a pilgrim and a stranger Travelling through this wearisome land I've got a home in that yonder city, good lord ... comment about the differences between the "I'm A Pilgrim" song showcased in this post and Mary Hamlin Maxwell's "I'm A Pilgrim And A Stranger" hymn. Refrain: Nearer to the portals where the angels stand, Nearer to the dear ones in that happy land. It first appeared in Part 2 of The Pilgrim's Progress, written in 1684.The hymn recalls the words of Hebrews 11:13: "...and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.". I got a mother, a sister, and a brother Who have gone to this way before And I am determined to go and see them, good Lord Over on that other shore. and i've got a home in that yonder city, good lord and it's not, not made by hand. Travelling through this wearisome land . Tho’ I am a pilgrim and a stranger here, Tho’ my journey leads me o’er the desert drear; Still I have this tho’t to comfort and to cheer; Each day I’m drawing nearer to the homeland. 1. I'm a pilgrim, and I'm a stranger; I can tarry, I can tarry but a night; Do not detain me, for I am going To where the fountains are ever flowing. Authoritative information about the hymn text I'm a pilgrim and a stranger, wandering thro', with lyrics. Print and download I'm a Pilgrim sheet music by Sam Cooke. So I must hasten forward,-Thank God, the end will come! Chorus I'm a pilgrim, and I'm a stranger; I can tarry, I can tarry but a night. Although sorrows past endurance Follow me through life. I am a pilgrim. I am determined to go and see them, good Lord For they're on that other shore I'm goin' down to the river of Jordan Just to bathe my wearisome soul If I can just touch the hem of his garment, good Lord Then I know he'd take me home I am a pilgrim and a stranger Travelling through this wearisome land I've got a home in that yonder city, good Lord Display Title: I am a poor, wayfaring stranger First Line: I am a poor, wayfaring stranger Tune Title: WAYFARING STRANGER Meter: P.M. I’m a pilgrim, and I’m a stranger; I can tarry, I can tarry but a night. I’m a pilgrim, and I’m a stranger, I can tarry, I can tarry but a night; Do not detain me, for I am going To where the fountains are ever flowing. I've met with storms and danger E'en from my early years, With enemies and conflicts, With fightings and with fears. The foes must be encountered, The dangers must be passed; A faithful soldier only Receives the crown at last. Going Over Jordan / I'm A Pilgrim And A Stranger (1858) / Poor Wayfaring Stranger (1891) / Pilgrim's Song (1909) / Wayfaring Pilgrim (1929) "(Poor) Wayfaring Stranger" is a Southern Appalachian religious folk song that has been passed down by the hands of singers from both the white and black traditions since the time of the American Revolution. A Pilgrim and a Stranger, I journey here below; Far distant is my country, The home to which I go. I am a pilgrim and a stranger Travelling through this wearisome land I've got a home in that yonder City (good Lord) And it's not not made by hand I…. Who have gone . Here I must toil and travail, Oft weary and opprest; But there my God shall lead me To everlasting rest. this way before . 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