I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.@Matthew 28:20
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, in Our Sabbath Home Praise Book, edited by John Sweney & William J. Kirkpatrick (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1884). Some hymnals show the author as Lizzie Edwards, one of Fanny’s pseudonyms.

John R. Sweney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney (1837-1899)

I must have the Savior with me,
For I dare not go alone,
I must feel His presence near me,
And His arm around me thrown.

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Then my soul shall fear no ill, fear no ill,
Let Him lead me where He will, where He will,
I will go without a murmur,
And His footsteps follow still.

I must have the Savior with me,
For my faith, at best, is weak;
He can whisper words of comfort,
That no other voice can speak.

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I must have the Savior with me,
In the onward march of life,
Thro’ the tempest and the sunshine,
Thro’ the battle and the strife.

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I must have the Savior with me,
And His eye the way must guide,
Till I reach the vale of Jordan,
Till I cross the rolling tide.

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