When You Hear His Voice

On the mountain of sin you have wandered away

Author: Laurene Highfield
Tune: [On the mountain of sin you have wandered away]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

1 On the mountain of sin you have wandered away,
Storm and tempest about you beat;
You have struggled alone through the deep miry clay,
Sharp rocks have bruised your weary feet.

Refrain:
You may enter the Shepherd’s fold,
You may make its peace and comfort your choice,
Safe forever from storm and cold,
If you follow when you hear His voice.

2 Quickly answer the Lord who is seeking for you,
Go to meet Him with thankful heart;
Follow Him to your home, as He bids you to do.
And from its shelter ne’er depart. [Refrain]

3 Thro’ the darkness of night, He is calling to you,
He who knows all His sheep by name;
Tho’ your sins have been great, and your merits are few,
His love will ever be the same. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1151

Author: Laurene Highfield

Laurene Highfield was born in Quincy, Illinois. She wrote about three hundred hymns and sacred songs, the libretto of one orotorio and several cantatas among other works. NN Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On the mountain of sin you have wandered away
Title: When You Hear His Voice
Author: Laurene Highfield
Source: Truth and Hope by Alfred E. Helton et al. (Hudson: Teachers' Music Publishing, 1919)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: You may enter the Shepherd’s fold
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #1151
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