When, blest Redeemer, thou art near,
The soul enjoys a sacred peace:
Thy presence calms our every fear,
And gives from every doubt release.
Be with us now, in truth and love,
In strength that conquers every sin;
O, cleanse, and bless, and lift above,
And may thy cross our hearts still win.
In suffering may we strength receive
From memory of thy victory won;
In doubt our drooping hopes revive;—
Thus be thy presence with us shown!
Be ever near our spirits, Lord;
And, drawn by sympathy, may we
Still, through thy cross, thy life, thy word,
In faith and love come near to thee!
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #154||The Presence of Jesus||When, blest Redeemer, thou art near||Anonymous||L. M.||1866|
|A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #154||When, blest Redeemer, thou art near||Anonymous||1848|
|Hymn Book for Christian Worship #507||When, blest Redeemer, thou art near||Anonymous||1854|
|The Tabernacle #d357||When, blest Redeemer, thou art near||S. H. Millard||1862|