Light of the Wandering

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1 Light of the wandering,
Strength of the weak,
Jesus, Thou Lamb of God,
Thee would we seek.

Refrain:
Tender and pitiful,
Loving and merciful,
Jesus, we plead with Thee;
Hear Thou our cry.

2 Come to the desolate,
Sad and oppressed;
Come to the broken heart
Sighing for rest. [Refrain]

3 Come in our weariness,
Help us to pray;
Lord, we would follow Thee;
Show us the way. [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #15

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

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First Line: Light of the wandering
Title: Light of the Wandering
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tender and pitiful
Copyright: Public Domain

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