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The Lost Sheep

The ninety-nine are safely lying

Author: Barney Elliott Warren
Tune: [The ninety-nine are safely lying]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The ninety-nine are safely lying
In the fold, in the fold;
Go search the sheep that’s lost and dying,
In the cold, in the cold.

Refrain:
Far away, far away,
Has wandered far away;
That sheep is lost upon the mountain,
Far away, far away.

2 That sheep is lost upon the mountain,
Far away, far away;
Has wandered from the crystal fountain,
Far away, far away. [Refrain]

3 That sheep is lost, oh, who will find it?
Search today, search today;
Oh, sound the voice of bride and Spirit,
Search today, search today. [Refrain]

4 That wand’ring sheep the Lord doth cherish,
Gone astray, gone astray;
With cold and hunger soon ’twill perish,
Far away, far away. [Refrain]

Author: Barney Elliott Warren

Barney Elliott Warren was an American Christian hymnwriter and minister. See more in Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The ninety-nine are safely lying
Title: The Lost Sheep
Author: Barney Elliott Warren
Meter: 9.6.9.6.6.6.9.6
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Far away, far away

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Timeless Truths #976

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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