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The Prodigal Coming Home

Author: Henry B. Hartzler

Hartzler, Henry Burns. (York County, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1840--1920). Evangelical. Licensed 1869, pastor Trinity Church, York Penn., in 1873-1874; editor of The Messenger in 1870s and 1880s; taught Bible in Mt. Hermon school, Northfield, Massachusetts. Was associated with D.L. Moody. Went with the United Evangelical CHurch in the schism, was editor of its Evangel 1894-1902. Editor of and hymn-contributor to Evangelischer Gesangbuch and Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church. Bishop of that denomination 1902-1910. Most famous hymn was "Go and seek the lost and dying." --Ellen Jane Lorenz, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the wilds of sin a weary soul astray
Title: The Prodigal Coming Home
Author: Henry B. Hartzler
Refrain First Line: Yes, the prodigal's coming home
Copyright: Public Domain

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Heavenly Carols #80

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New Life No. 2 #84

Songs for the Harvest Field #d60

Songs of the Soul #d80

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Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School #20

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Temperance Jewels #38

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