A poor sinner like me

I had wandered away from the Savior

Author: Charles J. Butler
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Charles J. Butler

Charles J Butler USA 1860- Butler, a Methodist, speaks of a voyage he took from his home, Camden, NJ, as a bachelor, to Britain around 1894, stating he roamed around the British Isles for 14 months through Scotland, Ireland, Britain, and Paris, dealing with ship stewards, street urchins, and visiting famous sights. He wrote about his trip in 1901. He later resided in Philadephia and was a salesman and musician. He wrote “Heart Melodies #3” with Charles Bentley (1897). He is possibly the listed secretary of the YMCA in Philadelphia in 1920. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I had wandered away from the Savior
Title: A poor sinner like me
Author: Charles J. Butler
Refrain First Line: He paid the debt upon the tree
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Glory Songs #d55

Times of Refreshing #d71

Times of Refreshing #d83

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