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Keep me ever at thy side

Lord, my heart is rested, strengthened

Author: G. F. Rosche
Tune: [Lord, my heart is rested, strengthened]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lord, my heart is rested, strengthened,
By this quiet hour with Thee;—
In the sunshine of Thy presence,
Earthly glom and shadows flee.

Lord, while still on earth a pilgrim,
I would in Thy love abide;
Safely through life’s shades and sunshine,
Keep me ever near Thy side.

2 Here Thy peace like music stealing,
Stills all discord, tumult, strife,—
Fills the heat with tender yearnings
For a nobler, sweeter life. [Refrain]

3 For more perfect self-surrender,
For a closer walk with Thee!
For a meek and quiet spirit,
Form all carnal sins set free. [Refrain]

Source: The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #171

Author: G. F. Rosche

George F. Rosche In the late 19th and early 20th Cen­tu­ries, Rosche was pub­lish­ing Gos­pel songs books, in Ger­man and Eng­lish, in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. His works in­clude: Perlen und Blüt­hen, with C. A. Weiss (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, 1890) Songs of Praise and Wor­ship, (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, 1913) Music-- Children’s Praise Crown Him Have Faith in God He Keep­eth Me, Ev­er Homeland, The Home­land of Jesus I’m Near­er My Home Lord, My Heart Is Rested Mercy at the Cross Resting in the Arms of Je­sus Some Day, Some­where There Ne­ver Was a Friend Like Je­sus --hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, my heart is rested, strengthened
Title: Keep me ever at thy side
Author: G. F. Rosche
Refrain First Line: Lord, while still on earth a pilgrim



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Christian Life Songs #40

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Golden Grain #172

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Loyal Praise #211

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Songs of the Pentecost for the Forward Gospel Movement #121

Standard Songs. Special ed. #d85

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The Sunday School Hymnal #171

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The Sunday School Hymnal #171

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White Wings #68

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