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Go and Find the Wanderer

Go and find the wanderer

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [Go and find the wanderer]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Go and find the wand’rer,
Straying from the Father,
Go and search the paths where the weak and erring stray,
Bring him back to Jesus,
To the dear Redeemer,
Who will take his sins, all his sins away.

Go and bring the wand’rer,
To the dear Redeemer,
Tell him of the Lamb of God who taketh sin away.

2 Go and find the wand’rer,
Go and plead the story,
Of the loving Savior who died for sinful men,
Go in faith believing
In the name of Jesus,
Go, and tell the story of Christ again. [Refrain]

3 Go and find the wand’rer,
On the highway roaming,
Far away from God, and from home, and friends away,
Bring him back to Jesus,
To the loving Savior,
Bring him back to God while ‘tis called today. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #204

Author: William A. Ogden

William Augustine Ogden USA 1841-1897. Born at Franklin County, OH, his family moved to IN when he was age six. He studied music in local singing schools at age 8, and by age 10 could read church music fairly well. Later, he could write out a melody by hearing it sung or played. He enlisted in the American Civil War in the 30th IN Volunteer Infantry. During the war he organized a male choir which became well known throughout the Army of the Cumberland. After the war, he returned home, resumed music study, and taught school. He married Jennie V Headington, and they had two children: Lowell and Marian. He worked for the Iowa Normal School, Toledo Public School System. Among his teachers: Lowell Mason, Thomas Hastings, E E Baily and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go and find the wanderer
Title: Go and Find the Wanderer
Author: William A. Ogden
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Go and bring him back
Copyright: Public Domain



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Excellent Songs #62

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #204

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Triumphant Songs Nos. 1 and 2 Combined #405

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