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Praise, Praise His Name

On the desert mountain straying

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [On the desert mountain straying]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1. On the desert mountain straying,
Far, far from home,
Heard I there a sweet voice, saying,
Why wilt Thou roam?

’Twas my blessèd Lord that sought me,
Out of sin to grace He brought me,
Oh the glad, new song He taught me,
Praise, praise His name.

2. At a throne of mercy kneeling,
Sad and oppressed,
Came that voice, to me revealing
Hope, life and rest. [Refrain]

3. Oft I heard that voice repeating,
I am the Way.
Tarry not, the hours are fleeting,
Come, come today. [Refrain]

4. When from glory unto glory
My flight shall be,
Still I’ll sing the precious story,
Savior, of Thee. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5630

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, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On the desert mountain straying
Title: Praise, Praise His Name
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: 'Twas my blessed Lord that sought me



The Cyber Hymnal #5630
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