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Come, Prodigal Child

Come, prodigal child, to your Father

Author: Barney Elliott Warren
Tune: [Come, prodigal, child, to your Father]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Come, prodigal child, to your Father,
Why feed on the mountains so bare?
I’m waiting, why stay any longer?
There’s bread enough and to spare.

Refrain:
Come home, come home,
Though weary and tired you roam;
Come home, come home,
O prodigal child, come home.

2 Come, prodigal child, there is danger
Of staying away too long;
Oh! stop where you are and remember,
You’ve gone from the right to the wrong. [Refrain]

3 Come, prodigal child, do not tarry;
Why perish with hunger and cold?
Though fearful and wretched and weary,
The Father says, “Come to the fold.” [Refrain]

4 Come, prodigal child, oh, remember
From whence you are fallen, to roam;
Make haste and return to the Father,
Whose mercy will welcome you home. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Barney Elliott Warren

Barney Elliott Warren was an American Christian hymnwriter and minister. See more in Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, prodigal child, to your Father
Title: Come, Prodigal Child
Author: Barney Elliott Warren
Meter: 9.8.9.8.4.7.4.7
Refrain First Line: Come home, come home

Timeline

Instances

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Timeless Truths #143TextAudio
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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