When Are You Coming Home?

O soul far away in the wilderness straying

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Tune: [O soul far away in the wilderness straying]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent fiver years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)… Go to person page >

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First Line: O soul far away in the wilderness straying
Title: When Are You Coming Home?
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Refrain First Line: When, when, when

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