Near The Cross Words: Fanny Crosby 1820-1915 Tune: William H. Doane 1832-1915 Category: The Cross A D A E D/F# A E 1. Jes -us, keep me near the cross, There a precious foun -tain 2. Near the cross, a trembling soul, Love and mercy found me; 3. Near the cross! O Lamb of God, Bring its scenes before me; 4. Near the cross I'll watch and wait Hoping, trusting ever, A D A E D/F# A E A 1. Free to all, a healing stream Flows from Calvary's moun -tain. 2. There the bright and morning star Sheds its beams around me. 3. Help me walk from day to day, With its shadows o'er me. 4. Till I reach the golden strand, Just beyond the ri- ver. Chorus A D A D A E In the cross, in the cross, Be my glory ever; A D A E D/F# A E A Till my raptur-ed soul shall find Rest beyond the ri-ver.