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Are You Coming Home Tonight?

Where art thou, wand'ring sinner?

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [Where art thou, wandering sinner?]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Where art thou, wand’ring sinner?
What is thy portion tonight?
Bound in the fetters of Satan,
Oh, will you return to the light?

Are you coming? Are you coming?
Are you coming home tonight?
Are you coming? Are you coming?
Are you coming home tonight?

2 Lost in a barren desert,
Dark is the kingdom you roam;
Sinner, there’s danger foreboding,
Oh, flee, for there’s safety at home. [Refrain]

3 No peace within thy bosom,
No lasting comfort you know;
Come, then, to love’s peaceful dwelling,
Where fountains of happiness flow. [Refrain]

4 Mercy is calling, sinner,
Jesus has suffered for thee;
He’ll bring you home to the Father,
Where there is a welcome so free. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Where art thou, wand'ring sinner?
Title: Are You Coming Home Tonight?
Author: D. S. Warner
Language: English



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Timeless Truths #643

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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