459. Keep Me Near the Cross

1. Keep me near the cross,
Keep me near the cross;
Help me count all else but dross,
Keep me near the cross.

Refrain:
Keep me near the cross,
Keep me near the cross;
All for Christ I suffered loss,
Keep me near the cross.

2. Keep me near the cross,
Keep me near the cross;
Let life's foaming billows toss,
Keep me near the cross.

3. Keep me near the cross,
Keep me near the cross;
I am free, O Lord, in thee,
Keep me near the cross.

4. Keep me near the cross,
Keep me near the cross;
While I rest in thee I'm blest,
Keep me near the cross.

Text Information
First Line: Keep me near the cross
Title: Keep Me Near the Cross
Author: B. E. Warren
Publication Date: 1911
Refrain First Line: Keep me near the cross
Tune Information
Name: [Keep me near the cross]
Composer (melody): S. L. Speck
Harmonizer: B. E. W.
Incipit: 33334 33532 3355U 11D65
Key: F Major or modal






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