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I Am Going Back to Jesus

I am going back to Jesus, though I've wandered far away

Author: Mattie Alice Long
Tune: [I am going back to Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am going back to Jesus,
Tho’ I’ve wandered far away,
And upon His tender mercy,
I will cast myself today.

Refrain:
I am going back to Jesus,
Weak and sinful tho’ I be,
I’ll accept His invitation,
From my sins to set me free.

2 I am going back to Jesus,
I am knocking at the door,
I am sure that He will greet me
As he oft has done before. [Refrain]

3 I am going back to Jesus,
Tho’ I know I’m full of sin,
Yet with loving invitation,
He will bid me enter in. [Refrain]

4 I am going back to Jesus,
With a load of care oppressed,
But He’ll soothe my troubled spirit,
And will give me peace and rest. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #61

Author: Mattie Alice Long

Early 20th Century Lyrics: America, of Her We Sing Flash the Light of Truth Along Go Out in the Highways I Am Going Back to Jesus Joyful Songs We Sing Love That Is Never Failing My Heart Is Filled with Peace and Love Our Joyful Songs We’ll Sing in Praise Pure Water, Cold Water Silent Night, Hallowed Night Sing the Song Soldier Boys and Girls Are We The Christ Is King o’er All the World There Is a Song I Love to Sing Walking with Jesus We Are Little Children We Are Marching on to Battle When the World Seems Cold and Dreary With Our Banners Waving High in the Light You’ve a Friend Who’s Interceding http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/… Go to person page >

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First Line: I am going back to Jesus, though I've wandered far away
Title: I Am Going Back to Jesus
Author: Mattie Alice Long

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