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Jesus will Carry Me Over the River

I know at the river of death

Author: A. F. Myers
Tune: [I know, at the river of death]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I know, at the river of death,
My Savior will be at my side,
His presence so near
Will banish all fear,
And He will the waters divine.

Yes, Jesus will carry me over the river,
Yes, Jesus will carry me o’er;
He’ll carry me o’er to the glorified shore,
Yes Jesus will carry me o’er.

2 I fear not to enter the flood,
Tho’ wildly its billows may roll,
With Jesus my guide,
No ill can betide,
For He will the tempest control. [Refrain]

3 I know when the river I cross
That Jesus will carry me o’er;
Upheld by His arm,
I’ll suffer no harm,
But safely I’ll reach the blest shore. [Refrain]

4 Oh, when to cross over the tide,
To me the glad summons shall come,
With Christ as my light,
The way will be bright,
And angels will welcome me home. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #27

Author: A. F. Myers

A. F. Myers, 19th Century Myers’ Seed Sow­er and Search Light were pub­lished in To­le­do, Ohio, so pre­sum­a­bly he lived in or near To­le­do around 1900. His works in­clude: The Life Line The Search Light (To­le­do, Ohio: W. W. Whit­ney Com­pa­ny, 1894) The Seed Sow­er, a Col­lect­ion of Songs for Sun­day Schools and Gos­pel Meet­ings (To­le­do, Ohio: W. W. Whit­ney Com­pa­ny, 1897) Lyrics-- Blood of Je­sus Cleans­eth Me, The Children, Je­sus Calls You Come Over and Help Us Come to the Land Where the Ser­a­phim Shine Do the Cares of Life Oppress? Drinking at the Fount­ain Pure Follow, Fol­low, Fol­lowing Je­sus the Mas­ter Friend After Frien… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I know at the river of death
Title: Jesus will Carry Me Over the River
Author: A. F. Myers
Refrain First Line: Yes, Jesus will carry me over
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
Page Scan

Gospel Herald in Song #165

Gospel Voices No.2 #d52

TextAudioPage Scan

Honey Out of the Rock #27

Kindly Light #d50

Sweet Harmonies (A New Song Book) #d61

The Search Light #29

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