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584. Mother's Prayers Have Followed Me

1 I grieved my Lord from day to day,
I scorned His love so full and free,
And though I wandered far away,
My mother’s prayers have followed me.

Refrain:
I’m coming home, I’m coming home,
To live my wasted life anew,
For mother’s prayers have followed me,
Have followed me the whole world through.

2 O’er desert wild, o’er mountain high,
A wanderer I chose to be;
A wretched soul, condemned to die,
Still mother’s prayers have followed me. [Refrain]

3 He turned my darkness into light,
This blessed Christ of Calvary!
I’ll praise His name both day and night,
That mother’s prayers have followed me. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I grieved my Lord from day to day
Title: Mother's Prayers Have Followed Me
Author: Lizzie DeArmond (1912)
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Scripture: 1 Timothy 2:1; 2 Timothy 1:5
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Mothers_Prayers_Have_Followed_Me)
Refrain First Line: I’m coming home, I’m coming home
Tune Information
Name: [I grieved my Lord from day to day]
Composer: Bentley D. Ackley (1912)
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Key: D Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Mothers_Prayers_Have_Followed_Me)



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