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1 Jesus, Saviour, keep me near Thee,
I am weak and full of sin;
But with Thee I cannot falter,
Make and keep me pure within.
Jesus, Saviour, keep me ever
Near Thy tender bleeding side,
Guard and guide me gentle Jesus,
Let me in Thy love abide,
Let me in Thy love abide.
2 Jesus, Saviour, keep me near Thee,
Let me love and cling to Thee,
May I walk by faith desiring
Naught but Thou shouldst walk with me. [Refrain]
3 Jesus, Saviour, keep me near Thee,
Let me never form Thee stray,
May I turn some weary wand’rer
From the night to perfect day. [Refrain]
4 May I do what Thou wouldst have me,
May I ever sing Thy grace,
That has saved me from destruction,
That in Heav’n I’ll have a place. [Refrain]Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #63