Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross

Date recorded: March 09, 2012

Words by: Fanny J. Crosby

Music by: W. H. Doane

Jesus, keep me near the cross:
There a precious fountain,
Free to all, a healing stream,
Flows from Calv’ry’s mountain.


Near the cross, a trembling soul,
Love and mercy found me;
There the Bright and Morning Star
Sheds its beams around me.


Near the cross!  O Lamb of God,
Bring its scenes before me;
Help me walk from day to day
With its shadows o’er me.


Near the cross I’ll watch and wait,
Hoping, trusting ever,
Till I reach the golden strand,
Just beyond the river.


In the cross, in the cross
Be my glory ever,
Till my raptured soul shall find
Rest beyond the river.


Legacy Comments

earlgililland says:

June 21, 2013

praise teams and new songs dont have the same impact as the old songs