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Drifting Away

Drifting away from God today

Author: W. C. McConnell
Tune: [Drifting away from God today]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Drifting away from God today,
Out in the world to roam;
How sad the heart will ever be,
The heart that once was pure and free,
But wandering now alone.

Drifting away, drifting away,
Drifting, yes, drifting away,
Drifting away, away from God.

2 Drifting away from God today,
From mother, home and friend,
Thro’ stormy winds that blast and blight;
O’er desert sands and mountain height,
Unto a bitter end. [Refrain]

3 Drifting away from God today,
Far o’er the sea of sin;
Oh! who will guide your footsteps sure,
And who will make your soul secure?
’Tis God who dwells within. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8292

Author: W. C. McConnell

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Text Information

First Line: Drifting away from God today
Title: Drifting Away
Author: W. C. McConnell
Refrain First Line: Drifting away, drifting away
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8292
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8292

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