I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.@Matthew 28:20
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Ida L. Reed (1865-1951)

Ida L. Reed, in Crown of Gold, by William T. Giffe & Frank M. Davis (Logansport, Indiana: Home Music Company, 1892).

Lilliard William J. Kirkpatrick (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)

I cannot drift beyond Thy love,
Beyond Thy tender care;
Where’er I stray, still from above
Thine eye beholds me there.
I cannot drift so far away
But what Thy love divine
Upon my path, by night and day,
In mercy sweet doth shine.

I cannot drift beyond Thy sight:
Dear Lord, the thought is sweet;
Thy loving hand will guide aright
My weary, wandering feet.
When rough and dark my lonely way,
I shall not be forgot;
Thro’ all life’s changeful, shadowed day
Thou wilt forsake me not.

I cannot drift away from Thee,
No matter where I go;
Still Thy dear love doth gladden me,
Thou all my way dost know.
Where’er I journey Thou art there,
In wind and wave I hear
Thy voice, in tones of music rare,
And know that Thou art near.