I Am Coming Home

Jesus, I am coming home today

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Jesus, I am coming home today] (Ackley)
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1 Jesus, I am coming home today,
For I have found there’s joy in Thee alone;
From the path of sin I turn away,
now I am coming home.

Jesus, I am coming home today,
Never, nevermore from Thee to stray;
Lord, I now accept Thy precious promise,
I am coming home.

2 Many years my heart has strayed from Thee,
And Now repentant to Thy throne I come;
Jesus opened up the way for me;
now I am coming home. [Chorus]

3 Oh, the misery my sin has caused me,
Naught but pain and sorrow I have known;
Now I seek Thy saving grace and mercy
I am coming home. [Chorus]

4 Fully trusting in Thy precious promise,
With no righteousness to call my own,
Pleading nothing but the blood of Jesus,
I am coming home. [Chorus]

5 Now I seek the cross where Jesus died!
For all my sins His blood will still atone,
Flowing o’er till ev’ry stain is covered,
I am coming home. [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #221

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, I am coming home today
Title: I Am Coming Home
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: Jesus,I am coming home today



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