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Far Behind

I've turned my back upon the world

Author: Rev. F. L. Snyder
Tune: [I've turned my back upon the world] (Smith)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I’ve turned my back upon the world,
With all its empty pleasures,
And set my heart on better things,
On higher, holier treasures.

Refrain:
Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!
I’ve left the world behind me!
I’ve crossed the separating line,
And left the world behind me!

2 I left my former life of sin,
Its follies all forsaken;
I stand complete in Jesus Christ,
His holy vows have taken. [Refrain]

3 I never will turn back again
To worldliness; no, never!
I’ve found a better way than that,
It’s Jesus now and ever! [Refrain]

4 So on I’ll press, in Jesus’ name,
To gain a home in heaven;
And then I’ll sing forevermore,
I’ve left the world forever! [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #101

Author: Rev. F. L. Snyder

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Text Information

First Line: I've turned my back upon the world
Title: Far Behind
Author: Rev. F. L. Snyder
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Timeline

Instances

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #183Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #101TextAudioPage Scan



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