1 I was so lonely, so very lonely,
When I from my Savior had wandered away;
Now I am happy, so very happy,
Since I to my Savior have come home to stay.
I’m glad I came home, oh, so glad I came home!
From Jesus, my Savior, I’ll nevermore roam;
No more am I starving, weary or lone,
Since Jesus has found me; I’m glad I came home!
2 I was so hungry, so very hungry
When out in the desert I wandered alone;
Since I’m in Canaan, living in Canaan,
I’ve plenty of bread; oh, I’m glad I came home! [Refrain]
3 I was so weary, so very weary,
When, tired of my wand’ring, I lay down to die;
Jesus came near me, so very near me,
When in my distress unto him I did cry. [Refrain]
4 Now I am resting, peacefully resting,
Safe sheltered from evil securely I dwell;
Satisfied, blessed, truly contented,
I know he will keep me and all shall be well. [Refrain]
Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #120