MY GOD IS EVER NEAR ME
Scripture: James 4:8
Time Signature: 6/4
Hymn Status: Partnership (An agreement between the hymn writer and R.J. Stevens Music, LLC.)
1. The hymn writer does not want this hymn and its arrangement altered in any way.
2. The hymn writer does not want this hymn accompanied with instrumental music.
Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16
Verse 1: Praise God for love and mercy, And grace giv’n in our Lord. He washed and sanctified me With Jesus’ precious blood.
Verse 2: Praise God for He is faithful His promises are sure. He knows when I am tempted , He strives to keep me pure.
Verse 3: Praise Gog for all His bounty: His blessing from above: My life, my health, my hope and joy, He gives me all His love.
Chorus: My God is for ever near me, He chastens, guides, and cheers me; And tho’ this earth I now must roam, He’ll lead me safely home.