I wandered in the darkness

I wandered in the darkness

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Tune: [I wandered in the darkness]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 I wandered in the darkness,
Burdened and oppressed,
But the Savior found me,
Gave me peace and rest.
Now I trust His promise,
Giv’n so full and free,
“Blessed whosoever”
That means me.

Refrain:
That means me,
That means me,
Blessed whosoever,
That means me;
That means me,
That means me,
Blessed whosoever,
That means me.

2 I found the blessed pathway
Leading to the light;
Days of wondrous glory
Followed sin’s dark night
Now with joy I’m telling
Of His grace so free,
“Blessed whosoever”
That means me. [Refrain]

3 I never more will leave Him,
Friend and Savior true,
But thro’ ev’ry moment
Seek His will to do.
Till I shall behold Him,
Confident I’ll be
That His “whosoever”
Does mean me. [Refrain]

Source: Best Hymns No. 4 #99

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

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First Line: I wandered in the darkness
Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Refrain First Line: That means me

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Gospel Light #d115
Hymns of Worship and Praise #d50
Precious Hymns #d91



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