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Gather them into the fold

There are many today who are wandering away

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [There are many today who are wand'ring away]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There are many today who are wand’ring away,
Far away in the darkness and cold;
Haste to gather them in, from the pathways of sin,
To the shelter and peace of the fold.

Refrain:
Gather them in!
Out from the darkness and cold!
O count not the cost—seek for the lost,
But gather them into the fold!

2 O how sweet the reward—O how precious the word,
When safe Home in that city of gold,
Should some one to thee say—“Far I wandered away,
But you brought me back into the fold.” [Refrain]

3 Soon the morning is gone—soon the night cometh on,
Soon the story of Life shall be told;
Then O hasten today—souls are wand’ring away,
Haste to gather them into the fold! [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #45

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There are many today who are wandering away
Title: Gather them into the fold
Author: Alice Jean Cleator

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Bells of Glory #d80

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Uplifted Voices #45

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Zion's Praises (1st ed.) #59

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