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When Jesus came my way

The beggar sat blind by the wayside road

Author: J. Hoffman Batten
Tune: [The beggar sat blind by the wayside road]
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 The beggar sat blind by the wayside road,
Till Jesus came along, came along that way;
And then he rejoiced in the pow'r of God,
When Jesus came along that way.

Chorus:
My life was all darkened by guilt and sin,
Till Jesus came along, came along my way;
But now 'tis all brightness and peace within,
Since Jesus came along my way.

2 One word from the Master, his eyes gave sight,
When Jesus came along, came along that way;
And faith is his word fill'd his heart with light,
When Jesus cane along that way. [Chorus]

3 I heard the sweet sound of the angel throng,
When Jesus came along, came along my way;
As gladly they sang the redemption song,
When Jesus came along that way. [Chorus]

4 Oh, come to the Saviour; be healed of sin,
Today he comes along, comes along your way;
The sinner cries out, and the light breaks in,
When Jesus comes along that way. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #182

Author: J. Hoffman Batten

At one time, Bat­ten was a pas­tor in Ma­ta­wan, New Jer­sey, and was pre­si­dent of the Ep­worth League of New Jer­sey. --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The beggar sat blind by the wayside road
Title: When Jesus came my way
Author: J. Hoffman Batten
Refrain First Line: My life was all darkened

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The Cyber Hymnal #7313
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