No matter how far from the fold you have wandered

No matter how far from the fold you have wandered

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [No matter how far from the fold you have wandered]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 No matter how far from the fold you have wandered,
Jesus can save you today;
No matter how many the years you have squandered,
Jesus can save you today.

Chorus:
Jesus can save you today, today,
Jesus can save you today,
Repent and believe Him,
Come now and receive Him,
And Jesus will save you today.

2 To blot out your past there is no use of trying,
Jesus can save you today;
There's only one Friend who can save you from dying,
Jesus can save you today. [Chorus]

3 Although your sins rise up as high as a mountain,
Jesus can save you today;
For sin and uncleanness He's opened a fountain,
Jesus can save you today. [Chorus]

4 No matter how long with the storms you have striven,
Jesus can save you today;
Tho' lost to your sight are the pearl-gates of heaven,
Jesus can save you today. [Chorus]

5 This moment is yours, not an hour an you borrow,
Jesus can save you today;
Then come to Him now, do not wait for tomorrow,
Jesus can save you today. [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #217

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: No matter how far from the fold you have wandered
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Jesus can save you today

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Life Songs: a collection of sacred songs for Sunday schools, young people's meetings and evangelistic services #187Page Scan
Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #217TextPage Scan
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