I Am Coming Back to God

Long I wandered in the paths of sin

Author: C. Harold Lowden
Tune: [Long I wandered in the paths of sin]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Long I wandered in the paths of sin,
Nor thought to ponder on the awful cost,
But there comes the “still small voice within,”
That tells me I am lost:

Refrain:
I am coming back to God,
I am coming back to God;
The paths of sin too long I’ve trod,
I am coming back to God.

2 Lost?—or can it be that He will hear,
And grant forgiveness to unworthy me;
Though with halting step and trembling fear,
I am resolved to see. [Refrain]

3 Naught have I to merit such great love,
That He should, thro’ His Son, my sins efface,
Yet He asks that I this love shall prove,
And simply trust His grace. [Refrain]

4 Ah, at last I doubt and fear no more,
But casting sin and ev’ry care behind;
At His feet my heart’s oblation pour,
Eternal life shall find. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifting Songs #134

Author: C. Harold Lowden

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Text Information

First Line: Long I wandered in the paths of sin
Title: I Am Coming Back to God
Author: C. Harold Lowden
Refrain First Line: I am coming back to God

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Living Gospel Songs #d69

New Song Folio, No.l #d6

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Uplifting Songs #134

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