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He Keepeth Me, Ever

He keepeth me, ever, where'er be the place

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [He keepeth me, ever]
Published in 17 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 He keepeth me, ever,
Where’er be the place!
I’ve only to ask it—
Most wonderful grace!
Tho’ sorest temptations,
My spirit may try,
I know my Redeemer
Will ever be nigh!

He keepeth me, ever!
His love endeth never!
From Him naught shall sever!
He keepeth my soul!

2 He keepeth me, ever,
With tenderest care!
I’ve only to ask Him
My burdens to bear!
A word of His promise,
He never will break!
Whoever may leave me,
He ne’er will forsake! [Refrain]

3 He keepeth me, ever,
From yielding to dread;
Tho’ darkness be ‘round me,
And clouds overhead!
He stilleth my doubtings,
He lightens my grief!
I’ve only to trust Him—
He’ll give me relief! [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #137

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He keepeth me, ever, where'er be the place
Title: He Keepeth Me, Ever
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He keepeth me, ever!
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #316

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Crown Him #75

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Gospel Hymn Selections for female voices #86

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Gospel Hymn Selections for Male Voices #54

Life and Light No.2 #d35

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Loyal Praise #19

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #159

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Perlen und Blüthen #E19

Prayerful Praises. 5th ed. #d44

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Sabbath Hymns #34

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d62

Songs of the Savior's Love #d66

The Brethren's Sunday School Song Book #d44

The Christian Hymnist #d188

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #137

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Triumphant Songs Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #306

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White Wings #52

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