O wanderer knowing not the smile

O wanderer knowing not the smile

Author: Herbert H. Booth
Tune: [O wanderer, knowing not the smile]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O wand’rer, knowing not the smile
Of Jesus’ lovely face,
In darkness living all the while,
Rejecting offer’d grace;
To thee Jehovah’s voice doth sound,
Thy soul He waits to free;
Thy God, He hath a ransom found,
There’s mercy still for thee.

Refrain:
There’s mercy still for thee!
There’s mercy still for thee!
Poor trembling soul,
He’ll make thee whole,
There’s mercy still for thee!

2 Tho’ sins of years rise mountains high,
And would thy hopes destroy,
Thy Saviour’s blood can wash away
The stains, and bring thee joy.
Now, lift thy heart in simple faith
To Him for safety flee;
While still the angels chant the strain,
“There’s mercy still for thee!” [Refrain]

Source: Evangelistic Songs #79

Author: Herbert H. Booth

Herbert Henry Howard Booth (26 August 1862 – 25 September 1926) was the third son of William and Catherine Booth. He oversaw the Limelight Department's development and he was the writer and director for Soldiers of the Cross. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O wanderer knowing not the smile
Author: Herbert H. Booth
Refrain First Line: There's mercy still for thee

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Evangelistic Songs #79

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