Keep close to Jesus, and the day will be

Keep close to Jesus, and the day will be

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [Keep close to Jesus and the day will be a bright one]
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1 Keep close to Jesus and the day will be a bright one;
Keep close to Jesus and your load will be a light one;
Keep close to Jesus and your way will be the right one;
Keep close to Jesus all the way.

Refrain:
Keep close, very close, ever close to Jesus;
Keep close to Jesus ev’ry day;
Keep close, very close, ever close to Jesus,
Keep close to Jesus all the way.

2 Keep close to Jesus would you stand against temptation;
Keep close to Jesus for the raptures of salvation;
Keep close to Jesus for His peace in tribulation;
Keep close to Jesus all the way. [Refrain]

3 Keep close to Jesus all of sin behind you;
Keep close to Jesus and no fetters more will bind you;
Keep close to Jesus for the glory God designed you;
Keep close to Jesus all the way. [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Chorus: for use in prayer meetings, young people's societies and revivals #78

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

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Author: William C. Martin

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The Gospel Chorus #78

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