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Take Care of Me

Those whose arm has been my stay

Author: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby (1894)
Tune: FARMINGTON (Kirkpatrick)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1. Those whose arm has been my stay
All along my pilgrim way,
Let my prayer ascend to thee,
Blessèd Lord, take care of me.

Blessèd Lord, take care of me,
Let Thy love my shelter be,
Till I wake in Heav’n with Thee;
Blessèd Lord, take care of me.

2. Let me hold Thy hand in mine,
Let me hear Thy voice divine;
Like a dove I fly to thee,
Blessèd Lord, take care of me. [Refrain]

3. On the weary voyage of life,
Thro’ its toil, its care and strife,
O’er a dark and stormy sea,
Blessèd Lord, take care of me. [Refrain]

4. Thou my hope, my life, my all,
When the shades of evening fall,
May Thy staff my comfort be,
Blessèd Lord, take care of me. [Refrain]

Author: Frances Jane (Fanny) 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, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Those whose arm has been my stay
Title: Take Care of Me
Author: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby (1894)
Meter: D
Source: The Voice of Triumph (Cleveland, Ohio: Thomas & Mattill, 1894)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bless'd Lord, take care of me
Copyright: Public Domain


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