Anywhere with Jesus I can safely go
Anywhere with Jesus I can safely go. Jessie Brown Pounds* (1861-1921).
One of Pounds’ early hymns, written when she was still Jessie Brown, 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 He leads me in this world below;Anywhere without Him dearest joys would fade;Anywhere with Jesus I am not afraid.
Anywhere with Jesus I am not alone;Other friends may fail me, He is still my own;Tho' His hand may lead me over dreariest ways,Anywhere with Jesus is a house of praise.
Anywhere with Jesus I can go to sleep,When the darkling shadows round about me creep,Knowing I shall waken,...
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