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Sterling Price-McKinney: Music & Lyrics

Poor Wayfaring Stranger

(Sterling Price-McKinney)
(Traditional Spiritual)
I am a poor, wayfaring stranger.
Wandering o'er this world of woe.
And there's no sickness, toil or danger
In that bright land to which I go.
I'm going home to see my Father.
I'm going home no more to roam.
I'm only going over Jordan
I'm only going over home.

I know dark clouds will gather round me.
I know my way is rough and steep.
But beauteous fields lie just before me
Where men redeemed their vigils keep.
I'm going home to see my mother.
I'm going there no more to roam.
I'm only going over Jordan
I'm only going over home.