301. Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross

1. Jesus, keep me near the cross;
there a precious fountain,
free to all, a healing stream,
flows from Calvary's mountain.

Refrain:
In the cross, in the cross,
be my glory ever,
till my raptured soul shall find
rest beyond the river.

2. Near the cross, a trembling soul,
love and mercy found me;
there the bright and morning star
sheds its beams around me.
(Refrain)

3. Near the cross! O Lamb of God,
bring its scenes before me;
help me walk from day to day
with its shadow o'er me.
(Refrain)

4. Near the cross I'll watch and wait,
hoping, trusting ever,
till I reach the golden strand
just beyond the river.
(Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, keep me near the cross
Title: Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross
Author: Fanny J. Crosby (1869)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: 76.76 with Refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: In the cross, in the cross
Tune Information
Name: NEAR THE CROSS
Composer: William H. Doane (1869)
Meter: 76.76 with Refrain
Key: F Major



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