I am poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: Thou art my help and my deliverer.@Psalm 70:5
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, in Devotional Songs (New York: Biglow & Main, 1903).

W. Howard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832-1915)

More and more I need Thee,
Precious Friend divine;
More and more I need Thee,
In this heart of mine.
Thou last led me ever,
Still my refuge be;
Savior, loving Savior,
Abide with me.

Refrain

More and more,
I need Thee, oh, I need Thee;
Savior, loving Savior,
Abide with me.

More and more I need Thee,
Thou, my all in all;
More and more I need Thee,
Lest I faint and fall…
I am weak and helpless,
Thou my strength must be;
Savior, loving Savior,
Abide with me.

Refrain

More and more I need Thee,
In temptation’s hour;
More and more I need Thee,
Need Thy keeping power;
Let my soul, uplifted,
Cling by faith to Thee,
Savior, loving Savior,
Abide with me.

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More and more I need Thee,
While the days go by;
More and more I need Thee,
While the moments fly;
In Thy secret presence,
Let my dwelling be;
Savior, loving Savior,
Abide with me.

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