Will Jesus Keep Me?

Will Jesus keep me, along life's journey

Author: Ethel P. Crippen (1907)
Tune: [Will Jesus keep me, along life's journey]
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1. Will Jesus keep me, along life’s journey,
Thro’ valleys dark, where mists of doubt annoy?
Will Jesus lead me, tho’ dim the pathway,
And with me climb the mountain heights of joy?

Refrain
Yes, He will keep me, if I but trust Him
Thro’ every trial, without a doubt or fear;
Yes, He will guide me, if I but follow
Each step He leads, till all my path is clear.

2. Will Jesus keep me when all around me
The subtle snares are set to trip my feet?
Will He in mercy walk close beside me,
To whisper words of cheer and counsel sweet? [Refrain]

3. Will Jesus keep me till that bright morning
When I shall reach my Father’s house on high;
To share His glory thro’ endless ages,
While bright and swift the joyous moments fly? [Refrain]

Author: Ethel P. Crippen

[Ethel Mable Perkins Crippen Hill] Born: Cir­ca 1875, Il­li­nois. Ethel mar­ried James B. Crip­pen in 1896 in Li­mo­na, Flor­i­da. She seemed to be liv­ing with her two child­ren, and her mo­ther, Eva M. Per­kins, in 1910 in Los An­ge­les Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. She re­mar­ried to Oman (pos­si­bly Omar) G. Hill be­fore 1920. Ap­par­ent­ly she was still liv­ing in 1955 in Col­ville, Wash­ing­ton. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

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First Line: Will Jesus keep me, along life's journey
Title: Will Jesus Keep Me?
Author: Ethel P. Crippen (1907)
Source: The King's Praises, by William J. Kirkpatrick et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Praise Publishing Company, 1907), number 33
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes, He will keep me, if I but trust Him
Copyright: Public Domain

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