My Native Land 416t
Tune: R. B. Helms, 1902
Alto: Stanley Smith, 1992
Lyrics: Samuel Francis Smith, D. D., 1832 (1st Verse); Joseph Hart, 1759 (2nd Verse)
Meter: Particular Meter: 8,7,8,7,8,7
Yes, my native land, I love thee,
All thy scenes I love them well;
Friends, connections, happy country,
Can I bid you all farewell?
Can I leave you, can I leave you,
Far in heathen lands to dwell?
Come, ye weary, heavy laden,
Lost and ruined by the fall,
If you tarry 'till you're better,
You will never come at all.
Not the righteous, not the righteous,
Sinners Jesus came to save.