Come, Ye Wanderers

Representative Text

1 Come, ye wand'rers, all forsaken,
Come to Christ for sweetest rest;
Come and join the heav'nly chorus;
Come, and be supremely blessed.

Come, ye weary, heavy laden,
Long by sin and care oppressed;
Hear the precious invitation;
"Come, and I will give you rest."

2 Saints are waiting, angels longing,
God's inviting, sinner, come;
Why still linger? Why refuse him?
And in sinful paths still roam? [Refrain]

3 Christ is waiting to forgive you,
Seek, and his forgiveness find;
One and all can have sweet pardon;
He has died for all mankind. [Refrain]

4 Come, ye weary, heavy laden,
Lay your burdens all aside;
Come and claim the blessed Jesus;
'Twas for you the dear Lord died. [Refrain]

Source: Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement: a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #225

Author: Charles Edward Pollock

Charles Edward Pollock USA 1853-1928. Born at Newcastle, PA, he moved to Jefferson City, MO, when age 17. He was a cane maker for C W Allen. He also worked 20 years for the MO Pacific Railroad, as a depot clerk and later as Assistant Roadmaster. He was a musician and prolific songwriter, composing 5000+ songs, mostly used in Sunday school settings and church settings. He took little remuneration for his compositions, preferring they be freely used. He produced three songbooks: “Praises”, “Beauty of praise”, and “Waves of melody”. In 1886 he married Martha (Mattie) Jane Harris, and they had three children: Robert, Edward, and a daughter. He died in Merriam, KS. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, ye wanderers, now forsaken
Title: Come, Ye Wanderers
Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come ye weary, heavy laden
Copyright: Public Domain



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