The Wanderer's Return

From thee, my Savior, far away

Author: J. F. Huffmaster
Tune: [From Thee, my Savior, far away]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 From Thee, my Savior, far away
My wand’ring feet have gone astray;
My careless steps have led so far
That darkness reigns without a star.

Father, receive with forgiving grace;
Close to Thy side give to me a place!
Thy Spirit’s help shall keep me true
In whatsoever Thou bidst me do.

2 For me Thy love has never changed,
Tho’ long from Thee I’ve been estranged;
My faithless heart would fain return,
For Thee once more my soul doth yearn. [Refrain]

3 Be Thou henceforth my only guide,
Direct my way, my paths decide;
Let all my aspirations be
To live and work, and die for Thee. [Refrain]

4 And when Thou’rt seated on Thy throne,
And saints, for whom Thou didst atone,
Shall gather there to sing Thy praise,
In glory then my voice I’ll raise. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14293

Author: J. F. Huffmaster

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Text Information

First Line: From thee, my Savior, far away
Title: The Wanderer's Return
Author: J. F. Huffmaster
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Father, receive with forgiving grace
Publication Date: 1923
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #14293
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The Cyber Hymnal #14293

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