He took the children in His arms, put His hands on them, and blessed them.@Mark 10:16
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1868.

W. Howard Doane ( pdf nwc).

This song was played on August 8, 1885, when American president Ulysses S. Grant was interred in Riverside Park, on the banks of the Hudson River.

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W. Howard Doane (1832-1915)

Safe in the arms of Jesus, safe on His gentle breast,
There by His love o’ershaded, sweetly my soul shall rest.
Hark! ’tis the voice of angels, borne in a song to me.
Over the fields of glory, over the jasper sea.

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Safe in the arms of Jesus, safe on His gentle breast
There by His love o’ershaded, sweetly my soul shall rest.

Safe in the arms of Jesus, safe from corroding care,
Safe from the world’s temptations, sin cannot harm me there.
Free from the blight of sorrow, free from my doubts and fears;
Only a few more trials, only a few more tears!

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Jesus, my heart’s dear refuge, Jesus has died for me;
Firm on the Rock of Ages, ever my trust shall be.
Here let me wait with patience, wait till the night is over;
Wait till I see the morning break on the golden shore.

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Safe in His Arms