48. Cheer Thee

1 God is near thee,
Therefore cheer thee,
Sad soul, sad soul;
He'll defend thee,
When around thee
Billows roll, billows roll.

2 Calm thy sadness,
Look in gladness,
On high, on high;
Faint and weary
Pilgrim cheer thee,
Help is nigh, help is nigh.

3 Mark the seabird
Wildly wheeling,
Thro' skies, thro' skies;
God defends him,
God attends him
When he cries, when he cries.

4 Therefore cheer thee,
God is near thee,
Sad soul, sad soul;
In thy blindness,
Trust his kindness,
When storms roll o'er thy soul.

Text Information
First Line: God is near thee
Title: Cheer Thee
Language: English
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: By permission.
Notes: "Be not far from me for there is none to help."
Tune Information
Name: [God is near thee]
Incipit: 55531 11565 43555
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: By permission.

Tune Information:


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