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A homeless stranger amongst us came

A homeless stranger amongst us came

Tune: [A homeless stranger amongst us came]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 A homeless Stranger amongst us came.
To this land of death and mourning;
He walked in a path of sorrow and shame,
Thro’ insult, and hate, and scorning;
A Man of sorrows, of toil, of tears,
An outcast Man and a lonely,
But He looked on me, and thro’ endless years
Him must I love, Him only.

2 And them from this sad and sorrowful land,
This land of tears He departed;
But the light of His eyes and the touch of His hand
Had left me broken-hearted;
And I clave to Him as He turn’d His face
From the land that was mine no longer,
The land I’d loved in the ancient days, ere
I knew the love that was stronger.

3 And I must abide where He abode,
And follow His steps forever;
His people, my people; His God, my God,
In the land beyond the river;
And where He died would I also die;
Far dearer a grave beside Him
Than a kingly place among living men,
The place that they denied Him.

Source: Northfield Hymnal: for use in evangelistic and church services, conventions, sunday schools, and all prayer and social meetings of the church and home #107

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First Line: A homeless stranger amongst us came


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