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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 2 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.

Refrain:
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 A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go and find the wanderer
Author: William A. Ogden
Refrain First Line: Go and bring him back

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #204

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