Gentle Shepherd, Save Me Now

Far away my steps have wandered

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Far away my steps have wandered]
Published in 6 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Far away my steps have wandered,
On the rugged mountain’s brow;
But to thee my heart is crying,
Gentle Shepherd, save me now!

Refrain:
Save me now! save me now!
Gentle Shepherd, save me now!
Unto thee my heart is crying,
Gentle Shepherd, save me now!

2 Thou hast borne my weight of sorrow,
At thy feet I humbly bow;
And my heart with thee is pleading,
Gentle Shepherd, save me now! [Refrain]

3 Though thy love I long have slighted,
Though ungrateful I have been,
To thy fold my faith has brought me;
Let my weary soul come in. [Refrain]

4 Though thy love I long have slighted,
O’er my wasted years I weep;
In thy blessed arms of mercy
Shield and save thy wand’ring sheep. [Refrain]

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #92

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Far away my steps have wandered
Title: Gentle Shepherd, Save Me Now
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Save me now, save me now
Copyright: Public Domain

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