O Jesus, Receive Me

Dear Lord, I've wandered far from thee

Author: R. H. Cornelius
Tune: [Loving Savior, hear my cry]
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: R. H. Cornelius

R.H. Cornelius, known as Rufus Cornelius by his friends, was born in Blount Co., AL., January 24, 1872. He was educated in the public schools of Oneonta, the county seat. He began teaching in the public schools at an early age and at one time was associate Principle of the Oneonta High School. It was while teaching in the high school that he became interested in church music and began to study with some of the best teachers of the time. His first major teacher was the late A J showalter in one of his normals at Eden, AL. He continued his study with this wellknown teacher until he had finished the courses a second time. He soon felt that the study of harmony was his first love in his study and soon became one of the best harmon teachers of h… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Dear Lord, I've wandered far from thee
Title: O Jesus, Receive Me
Author: R. H. Cornelius
Refrain First Line: O Jesus, receive me



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Billows of Praise #d35
Calvary Hymns #182Page Scan
Diamonds #d34
Glory Gleams #d39
Gospel Rays #d41
Harvest of Light #d33
Helpful Hymns #d37
Home Gospel Songs #d36
Messenger of Song #d27
Redemption Hymns #d35
Songs of the Cross #182Page Scan
Soul Echoes #d40
Soul Melodies #d35
Tested Songs #d38
Triumphant Joy #d36