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 give the au­thor as Liz­zie Ed­wards, one of Fan­ny’s pseu­do­nyms.

Tas­ma­nia 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,
Let Him lead me 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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