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Gentle Savior, be thou near us

Gentle Savior, be thou near us

Author: T. G. Chattle
Tune: [Gentle Savior, be thou near us]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Gentle Savior, be thou near us,
As we from each other part;
May thy word, its truth impressing,
Shed its light on every heart.

2 As the closing hour draws near us,
And the night steals gently on,
Let thy gracious presence cheer us,
Guard us till the coming morn.

3 When the night of death comes o'er us,
And our earthly prayers are o'er,
O receive us home to glory,
There to praise thee evermore.

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #45

Author: T. G. Chattle

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Text Information

First Line: Gentle Savior, be thou near us
Author: T. G. Chattle
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12796

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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