Come, Come Today

Back from the weary wandering

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Back from the weary wandering]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Back from the weary wand’ring,
Into the narrow way;
Jesus is tenderly calling,
Calling the sheep that stray.

Still, still Jesus is calling,—
Hear, O hear Him say:
“Weary, heavy laden,
Come, come today!”

2 Out of the dreary desert
Into the pastures green,
Out of the land of darkness
Into the light serene. [Refrain]

3 Why should we longer tarry,
Why should we longer roam
Far from the place of refuge,
Far from the shelt’ring home? [Refrain]

4 Come, for the hours are waning:
Come from the mountains cold;
Come from the storm and tempest
Into the Shepherd’s fold. [Refrain]

Source: Young People's Songs of Praise #9

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Back from the weary wandering
Title: Come, Come Today
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Still, still Jesus is calling
Copyright: Public Domain


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