225. Jesus, Kneel Beside Me

1 Jesus, kneel beside me
In the dawn of day;
Thine is prayer eternal—
Teach me how to pray!

2 Master, work beside me
In the shining sun;
Gently guide Thy servant
Till the work be done.

3 Saviour, watch beside me
In the closing light;
Lo, the evening cometh—
Watch with me this night!

4 Birds are winging homeward,
Sun and shadow cease;
Saviour, take my spirit
To Thy perfect peace.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, kneel beside me
Title: Jesus, Kneel Beside Me
Author: Allen Eastman Cross (1907)
Publication Date: 1955
Meter: 6. 5. 6. 5.
Scripture: Luke 11:1; John 9:4-5
Topic: Christ: Presence; Christ: Teacher; Evening (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: EUDOXIA
Composer: Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924)
Meter: 6. 5. 6. 5.
Key: G Major
Copyright: Music copyright by J. Curwen & Sons, Ltd. Used by permission.



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