The Redemption Story

Tell me, pilgrim, traveling homeward

Author: D. S. Warner
Tune: [Tell me, pilgrim, traveling homeward]
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: Sibelius
Audio files: MIDI

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1 Tell me, pilgrim, trav’ling homeward,
Are you holy, free from sin?
Are you flashing light around you?
Are you witnessing for Him?

Yes! Yes! Yes!
It fills my heart with glory
To tell the hungry, thirsting soul
Of the redemption story.

2 Have you made a consecration
Of yourself and earthly store?
Have you died to all but Jesus
And His will forevermore? [Refrain]

3 Do you love to read the Bible—
Feel the Spirit’s holy fire?
Do you measure to its standard?
Does each duty you inspire? [Refrain]

4 Do you gladly tell the story
Of the Savior’s wondrous love?
How He fills the soul with glory
Pure as heaven’s light above? [Refrain]

5 Are you seeking out the needy?
Leading sinners to the blood?
Thus, O pilgrim, should we ever
Live and work alone for God. [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: Tell me, pilgrim, traveling homeward
Title: The Redemption Story
Author: D. S. Warner
Refrain First Line: Yes, yes, yes, it fills my heart



Timeless Truths #49


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