Father, I’m Coming Home

Far from Thy goodness I’ve wandered away

Author: N. B. Herrell
Tune: [Far from Thy goodness I’ve wandered away]
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1 Far from Thy goodness I’ve wandered away,
Father, I’m coming home;
Turning from Satan and evil today,
Father, I’m coming home.

Refrain:
Father, I’m coming home,
Father, I’m coming home;
O take me in, forgive all my sin,
Father, I’m coming home.

2 Sin has brought sorrow and pain to my life,
Father, I’m coming home;
Pardon my sinning, O, banish all strife,
Father, I’m coming home. [Refrain]

3 Out from the darkness in which I was lost,
Father, I’m coming home;
Turning from sin at whatever the cost,
Father, I’m coming home. [Refrain]

4 Sin sick and helpless I’ve nothing to bring,
Father, I’m coming home;
Giving up gladly my heart now doth sing
Father, I’m coming home. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #138

Author: N. B. Herrell

Born: March 8, 1877, Miami, Indiana. Died: May 10, 1953, Pasadena, California. A Nazarene minister, Herrell was a pastor in Arlington, Virginia, when a heart ailment forced his retirement. His works include: Christ at the Controls The Way of Christian Prosperity --www.hymntime.com/tch/… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Far from Thy goodness I’ve wandered away
Title: Father, I’m Coming Home
Author: N. B. Herrell
Refrain First Line: Father, I’m coming home
Publication Date: 1915
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #138

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