Jesus, keep me near the cross

Jesus, keep me near the cross,
  There a precious fountain,
Free to all—a healing stream,
  Flows from Calv’ry’s mountain.
  In the cross, in the cross,
  Be my glory ever;
From the cross my ransomed soul
    Nothing then shall sever.
Near the cross, a trembling soul,
  Love and mercy found me;
There the Bright and Morning Star
  Sheds its beams around me.
Near the cross! O Lamb of God,
  Bring its scenes before me;
Help me walk from day to day,
  With its shadow o’er me.
Near the cross I’ll watch and wait,
  Hoping, trusting ever,
Till I see my Savior’s face,
  Leave His presence never.
Akoh Sycamore

Ofabo, Lokoja, Nigeria

To them it is worthless

To us it worth it all.

To them is was punishment

To us a divine strategy for eternal defeat.

To them it was death

To us it was a price.



Kampala, Uganda

What a hymn, I get slain under the anointing whenever I listen to it. It brings me under grace and mercy in the cross.

Nehemiah Audu

Gonin Gora Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria

This song is a healing song to me.

CJ Thompkins

Harlem, GA, United States

Great song very inspirational

Kalali Peter

Mukono, Uganda

What a great hymn! When I hear such songs I feel heaven. Hymns full of anointing to lift the weary! Glory and honor to God.

Ajax Tyler

Akure, Ondo, Nigeria

This is my healing song I found for my victory

Jim Sahm

Thames, Waikato, New Zealand

Wonderful hymn written by one of the most joy filled hymn writers of all times. Not the theological rigor of an Isaac Watts nor the poetic depth of a Charles Wesley, but unequalled in her expression of simple Christian joy. I suspect that there will be of Fanny Crosby’s hymns sung in heaven than any other author.



I find great comfort in this wonderful hymn that I remember from my childhood. I especially gravitate to the lines: "Help me walk from day to day, with its shadows o'er me".

Gloria Okon

Kaduna, Nigeria

Traveling by road and found this hymn needful. Jesus the true leader through life situations.

Anum Joshua Aondofa

Makurde, Nigeria

This song is way

For me