Turning away from the world's pomp and pride

Turning away from the world's pomp and pride

Author: C. S. Hoover
Tune: [Turning away from the world’s pomp and pride]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Turning away from the world’s pomp and pride,
Turning from sin with its pathway so wide,
Turning in faith to the soul-cleansing tide,
Turning away to Jesus.

Turning away, turning away,
Turning away to Jesus;
Turning from sin to the Savior of men,
Turning away to Jesus.

2 Turning away from the darkness of night,
Turning from all that opposes the right,
Turning with joy to the realms of delight,
Turning away to Jesus. [Refrain]

3 Turning away from the turmoil and strife,
Turning from byways where evil is rife,
Turning in love to the Give of life,
Turning away to Jesus. [Refrain]

4 Turning away from earth’s pleasures so gay,
Turning from joys that last only a day,
Turning in hope to a heaven for aye,
Turning away to Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #219

Author: C. S. Hoover

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Turning away from the world's pomp and pride
Author: C. S. Hoover
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

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The King of Kings #219

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