Keep Me Near Thy Heart, O Jesus

While the world is rushing blindly

Author: Avis B. Christiansen (1941)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

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First Line: While the world is rushing blindly
Title: Keep Me Near Thy Heart, O Jesus
Author: Avis B. Christiansen (1941)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Keep me near they heart, O Jesus
Copyright: © 1941, by The Hall Music Co. in "Wings of Love" J. Hubert Hall, owner


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Sing of Calvary #35

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