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Let me cling to thee

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1 Jesus, let me cling to Thee,
Show thy mercy now to me;
I am lonely, weak, oppressed;
I am weary, give me rest.

In the healing fount divine
Cleanse my heart and seal me thine;
Thine forever would I be
Jesus, let me cling to Thee.

2 Should I wander from thy side,
Thou, my ever faithful guide,
Wilt restore me to the right,
And in darkness grant me light. [Chorus]

3 Thou wilt hear my soul's complaint,
Thou wilt cheer me when I faint,
Thou hast suffered death for me,
Jesus, let me cling to Thee. [Chorus]

4 Fold me in thy arms of love,
Give me comfort from above;
May thy spirit's gentle power
Save and keep me hour by hour. [Chorus]

Source: Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #7

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, let me cling to thee
Title: Let me cling to thee
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: In the healing fount divine
Copyright: Public Domain



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Joy to the World #7

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Songs of Redeeming Love (No. 2) #51

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