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I Am Coming

Sad and weary, lone and dreary

Author: Allie Starbright
Tune: [Sad and weary, lone and dreary]
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1 Sad and weary, lone and dreary,
Lord, I would thy call obey;
Thee believing, Christ receiving,
I would come to thee today.

Refrain:
I am coming, I am coming,
Coming, Saviour, to be blest;
I am coming, I am coming,
Coming, Lord, to thee for rest.

2 Thou, the Holy, meek and lowly,
Jesus, unto thee I come;
Keep me ever, let me never
From thy blessed keeping roam. [Refrain]

3 Here abiding, in thee hiding,
Seeks my weary soul to rest,
Till the dawning of the morning,
When I wake among the blest. [Refrain]

4 Be thou near me, keep and cheer me,
Thro’ life’s dark and stormy way;
Turn my sadness into gladness,
Turn my darkness into day. [Refrain]

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #74

Author: Allie Starbright

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Audio

Small Church Music #5707

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10431

Include 13 pre-1979 instances
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