|Return to God, Poor Sinner||4|
|(Colloquy between the Good Shepherd and the Sinner)|
|B. M. J.|
Return to God, poor sinner, it is meet;
Delay no more to bend thy rebel knee.
Behold, O Lord! this lost and straying sheep
Whom Thou didst deign to seek for, O how long!
Repentant child, thy heart is all I seek,
And when thy heart is given all to Me,
My God! how good thou art to all of those,
Who with sincere repentance thee implore;
Copyright 1915 by P.J Kennedy & Sons. Used by Permission