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Welcome Home

Welcome home, O wandering child

Author: Nell Ray
Tune: [Welcome home, O wandering child]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Welcome home, O wandering child,
Leave sin’s mountain dark and wild;
Hear the Father’s voice now bidding you return!
Worldly pleasures are but vain,
In their midst, O why remain?
Enter now the narrow way, its rapture learn!

Refrain:
Do you hear the invitation:
Welcome home, O wandering child!
For your soul there’s free salvation,
Welcome home today, O weary, wandering child.

2 Welcome home—O words of cheer,
Falling on the sinner’s ear;
Fully trust in Him, the only refuge true!
Whosoever will may come
Unto pardon, love, and home,
And be happy thro’ His wondrous grace anew. [Refrain]

3 Welcome home, the Savior stands
With extended, pleading hands;
Will you tarry, and His heart so tender grieve?
There is danger if you wait,
Since the hour is growing late,
Come today, behind you sin and sorrow leave. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9377

Author: Nell Ray

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Text Information

First Line: Welcome home, O wandering child
Title: Welcome Home
Author: Nell Ray
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Do you hear the invitation
Publication Date: 1922
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9377
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #9377

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