Jesus, keep me near thee ever

Jesus, keep me near thee ever

Author: Archibald Kenyon
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Archibald Kenyon

Kenyon, Archibald, was born at Athol, Warren County, New York, July 31, 1813, and entered the Baptist ministry in 1838. He has written a large number of hymns, several of which are found in the Royal Diadem, Pure Gold, Our Glad Hosanna, Glad Refrain, and other American Sunday Schools and Mission hymn-books. "Jesus, hear me when I pray" (Divine Help desired) in Our Glad Hosanna, 1882, is a good example of his work. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, keep me near thee ever
Author: Archibald Kenyon
Refrain First Line: Watch and pray

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