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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.

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: D
Scripture: 1 Timothy 2:1; 2 Timothy 1:5
Source: Timeless Truths (
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: D
Key: D Major
Source: Timeless Truths (

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