My heart's dear home

When lost among the wild, dark mountains

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [When lost among the wild, dark mountains]
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1. When lost among the wild, dark mountains,
Far, far from Thee,
I heard Thy gentle voice, my Savior,
Calling in love to me.

Refrain
Safe, within Thy arms of mercy,
Never more to roam;
O, let me rest in peace forever,
Safe in my heart’s dear home.

2. When lost among the wild, dark mountains,
Sad was my cry,
Till softly came the words so tender,
Fear not, for here am I. [Refrain]

3. O teach me to adore and praise Thee,
Savior divine;
Now I have made a full surrender,
All that I am is Thine. [Refrain]

4. Wherever Thou wilt lead, I’ll follow
Close, close to Thee;
One prayer alone my soul is breathing:
Savior, abide with me. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4421

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24,… Go to person page >

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First Line: When lost among the wild, dark mountains
Title: My heart's dear home
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Safe within thy arms of mercy

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