Though oft I wandered from the fold of God

Though oft I wandered from the fold of God

Author: E. C. Macartney
Tune: [Though oft I wandered from the fold of God]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Though oft I wandered from the fold of God,
On the desert bleak and wild;
Still Jesus sweetly follow’d at my side,
And he said, “Come back, my child!”

Refrain:
I’m safe, I’m safe,
I’ll fear the storms no more,
I know my Saviour tenderly is near,
And He’ll keep till life is o’er.

2 I turned to Him while yet He was so near,
And He wash’d my sins away;
Oh! sinner, seek for mercy while He pleads,
Come into the fold today. [Refrain]

3 I have sweet peace since Jesus I have found,
And I know He’ll be my Guide;
He gently leads me, I have naught to fear,
While I’m walking by His side. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #29

Author: E. C. Macartney

19th Century http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/macartney_ec.htm Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though oft I wandered from the fold of God
Author: E. C. Macartney
Refrain First Line: I'm safe in Jesus

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