Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

I have wandered, dearest Jesus

I have wandered, dearest Jesus

Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1. I have wandered, dearest Jesus,
Far from thee;
I have steeled my heart against thee,
Calling me;
I have heard thy sweet voice pleading,
I have turned away unheeding,
But now docile to the leading
I shall be.

2. I have sinn'd against thee, Jesus,
Scorn'd thy Word;
I have shunn'd the light thy grace
And love afford;
I have mock'd thee and defied thee,
I have scorg'd and crucified thee,
Lo, I come, repentant; guide me,
Gentle Lord.

3. Nevermore to wander, Jesus,
Far from thee;
On my path a plenteous light thou
Shed'st for me;
Nevermore o'er symbols moping,
Not in man's vain power hoping,
Nor in darkness feebly groping
I am free.


Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #203

Text Information

First Line: I have wandered, dearest Jesus

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
TextPage Scan

Carols of Hope #203

Page Scan

Scriptural Songs (Memorial Ed.) #98

Page Scan

The Peacemaker #136

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements