Anywhere with Jesus I can safely go

Anywhere with Jesus I can safely go. Jessie Brown Pounds* (1861-1921). One of Pounds’ early hymns, this was published in Hymns Old and New No 1, edited by Daniel B. Towner* (Chicago/New York, 1887). It had three stanzas: ‘Anywhere with Jesus I can safely go’ ‘Anywhere with Jesus I am not alone’ ‘Anywhere with Jesus I can go to sleep’ Two stanzas were added by Helen Cadbury Dixon (1877-1969), wife of the evangelist Charles M. Alexander*, for whose campaigns the many editions of Alexander’s Hymns were compiled. They were inserted into Pounds’ text as stanzas 2 and 4: Anywhere with Jesus I need fear no ill, Tho’ temptations gather round my pathway still; He himself was tempted that...

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