I have wandered, dearest Jesus

I have wandered, dearest Jesus

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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

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