I’ve wandered far away from God; now I’m coming home.
The paths of sin too long I’ve trod; Lord, I’m coming home.
I’ve wasted many precious years; now I’m coming home.
I now repent with bitter tears; Lord, I’m coming home.
I’m tired of sin and straying, Lord; now I’m coming home.
I’ll trust thy love, believe thy word; Lord, I’m coming home.
My soul is sick, my heart is sore; now I’m coming home.
My strength renew, my hope restore; Lord I’m coming home.
Coming home, coming home, never more to roam!
Open wide thine arms of love; Lord I’m coming home.
(Terry, Lindsay. Stories Behind Popular Songs and Hymns. 1990, p.221)
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