Jesus is ever nigh

Still with my Savior when the sun sinks

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [Jesus, my Savior] (Spanish)
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Still with my Saviour when the sun sinks in the west,
Still in the gloaming, leaning on His breast;
And until the morning breaks eternal in the sky,
Shall my precious Saviour still be ever night.

Jesus, my Saviour, stay forever near my side;
Jesus, my Saviour,
Safe in Thee I hide.

2 Only in Jesus has my soul supreme delight,
Jesus who robes me in His garments white;
So, until the day dawn I shall rest beneath His wing,
Then shall dwell forever with my God and King. [Refrain]

3 Dawn, happy morning, day of gladness and of rest,
Bright day of crowning, last of all and best;
Rise, thou Sun of beauty, O reveal Thy glory now,
Ev’ry tongue shall bless Thee ev’ry knee shall bow. [Refrain]

Source: Give Thanks and Sing: for use in all religious meetings #74

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  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Still with my Savior when the sun sinks
Title: Jesus is ever nigh
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Jesus, my Savior, stay forever
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Choir Favorites, Inspiring Songs for Volunteer and Rally Choirs, Vol. 2 #d56

Give Thanks and Sing, for Religious Meetings #d94

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