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I came a Wanderer

I came a wand'rer, and alone

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [I came a wand'rer, and alone]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Audio files: MIDI

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1 I cam a wand'rer, and alone,
My way was dark as night;
I looked to Thee, O blessed One,
And then I found the light.

O Jesus, Saviour, Lamb of God,
How much I owe to Thee,
For all the wonders of Thy grace,
And all Thy love to me!

2 I came with all my doubts and fears,
No hope but in Thy Word;
And while I gazed upon the blood,
Thy pard'ning voice I heard. [Chorus]

3 Oh, may the Spirit's power be felt,
In this poor heart of mine!
And make Thy Word my lamp and light,
My shield and strength Divine. [Chorus]

4 Oh, teach me, Lord, Thy voice to know,
Amid the surging throng;
Be Thou my hope, my life, my joy,
My everlasting song. [Chorus]

Source: Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #490

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I came a wand'rer, and alone
Title: I came a Wanderer
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O Jesus, Saviour, Lamb of God
Copyright: Public Domain


Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #490