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Near the cross I’ll watch and wait,
hoping, trusting ever,
till I reach the golden strand
just beyond the river.
In the cross, in the cross,
be my glory ever,
till my raptured soul shall find
rest beyond the river.

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First Line:
Jesus, keep me near the cross
Title:
Near the Cross
Author:
Fanny Crosby (1869)
Meter:
7.6.7.6 with refrain
Language:
English
Refrain First Line:
In the cross, in the cross
Copyright:
Public Domain
Liturgical Use:
Songs of Response

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Title:
NEAR THE CROSS (Doane)
Composer:
W. Howard Doane (1869)
Meter:
7.6.7.6 with refrain
Copyright:
Public Domain