17. Today

1. I've wandered in the darkness long enough,
Without a hand to guide me;
Beyond is a waste too dang'rous and rough,
Now I turn, dear Lord, to Thee.

Chorus:
I start this very day
To lay aside my way,
Whate'er Thou shalt make it,
I will undertake it,
To do Thy will, not mine.

2. The pleasures I've sought are fading away,
My friends are going from me;
I am nearing the end of my life's short day,
Now I turn, dear Lord, to Thee.

3. The chains of sin are binding my heart,
I have tried so oft to be free;
Again in Thy name, dear Jesus, I start,
To cast my all on Thee.

4. I hear that Thou saved a thief on the cross,
When he turned and looked on Thee;
If Thou, as of old, art saving the lost,
I pray to Thee, remember me.

Text Information
First Line: I've wandered in the darkness long enough
Title: Today
Original Language: English
Author: C.A. Tindley
Language: English
Publication Date: 1909
Copyright: Copyright, 1905, by C.A. Tindley
Notes: This hymn most likely appeared in the first edition of "Soul Echoes" (1905)
Tune Information
Name: [I've wandered in the darkness long enough]
Composer: C.A. Tindley (1905)
Arranger: F.A. Clark (1905)
Key: G Major
Copyright: Copyright, 1905, by C.A. Tindley
Notes: Now Public Domain



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