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Jesus, keep me near the cross
There a precious fountain
Free to all, a healing stream
Flows from Calvary's mountain.

In the cross, in the cross
Be my glory ever
Till my raptured soul shall find
Rest beyond the river.

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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