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I Will Arise and Go to My Father

I will arise and go to my Father, Though I'm unworthy the name of a son

Author: Anna B. Russell
Tune: [“I will arise and go to my Father”]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 “I will arise and go to my Father,”
Tho’ I’m unworthy the name of a son;
Yea, He hath loved and redeemed me in Jesus,
But form my home I have run.

Refrain:
In the presence of angels, there’s joy, great joy,
When a wandering one cometh home,
When the prodigal seeketh his Father’s house,
No more from His presence to roam.

2 “I will arise and go to my Father,”
Servant I’ll be unto Him from today,
Bread He has plenty, then why need I hunger,
Feeding on husks far away? [Refrain]

3 “I will arise and go to my Father,”
I will confess and acknowledge my sin,
He will forgive and renew me in Jesus,
Cleanse me without and within. [Refrain]

4 “I will arise and go to my Father,”
Wandering soul, shall not this be your cry?
Go like the prodigal son to his father,
Go, for God bids thee draw nigh. [Refrain]

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 3 #20

Author: Anna B. Russell

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Text Information

First Line: I will arise and go to my Father, Though I'm unworthy the name of a son
Title: I Will Arise and Go to My Father
Author: Anna B. Russell
Refrain First Line: In the presence of angels, there’s joy, great joy
Publication Date: 1921
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 3 #20

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