I've Found It, Lord, in Thee

My soul in trouble roamed

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [My soul in trouble roamed]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI

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1 My soul in trouble roamed
Upon a weary plain,
And ever restless, longed
A perfect bliss to gain.

I have found it, Lord, in Thee
An everlasting store
Of comfort, joy, and bliss to me:
How can I wish for more?

2 Oppressed with guilt and woe,
With fears of hell o’ercast,
My soul no comfort knew
Until I came to Christ. [Refrain]

3 I bore within my breast
A deep and painful void,
I wanted inward rest,
And peace that would abide. [Refrain]

4 My foolish soul had thought
To fill itself with mold
From earthly mines, yet bought
No true and lasting gold. [Refrain]

5 All in this world is dross;
Its pleasures soon decay;
Its honors prove a snare;
Its treasures fly away. [Refrain]

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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 >

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First Line: My soul in trouble roamed
Title: I've Found It, Lord, in Thee
Author: D. S. Warner
Language: English



Timeless Truths #431


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