Near the Cross  Fanny Crosby 
 
     E    A      E       B7   C#m  A               E                                 B    
1) Je  -sus,  keep  me   near  the  cross, There a precious fountain 
2) Near the cross,  a     trem-bleing soul, Love and mercy found me;
3) Near the cross! O  Lamb   of  God,      Bring its scenes before me;
4) Near the cross  Ill watch and wait        Hoping,   trusting    ever,
 
    E        A    E   B7  Cm    A              B       E                 B     B7       E
1) Free   to  all,  a   heal -ing stream flows from Calvrys moun-tain.
2) There the bright and morn-ing star  Sheds its  beams a - round  me.
3) Help  me  walk  from day  today,   With  its  shad - ows  oer   me.
4) Till   I reach  the  gold-en strand,    Just  be - yond    the    riv   - er.
 
Chorus:   E                   A                  E   A    E           B     
             In the cross, in the cross, be  my  glory e-ver; 
             E    A   E     G7      A                     B     E           B   B7    E 
            Till my rap -tured soul shall find rest beyond the riv - er.
 

Near the Cross
 
   F     Bb   F      C7  Dm    Bb            F                        C    
1) Je  -sus, keep  me  near  the  cross,  There a pre-cious foun-tain 
2) Near the cross, a  trem  -ble-ing soul, Love and mercy found me;
3) Near the cross! O  Lamb   of  God,     Bring its scenes before me;
4) Near the cross  Ill watch and wait    Hop -ing, trust-ing ev-er,
 
   F     Bb   F   C7  Dm    Bb         C     F           C    C7     F
1) Free   to  all,  a   heal -ing stream flows from Cal vrys moun -tain.
2) There the bright and morn -ing star   Sheds its beams  a  -round  me.
3) Help  me  walk  from day   to  -day,  With  its shad  -ows  oer  me.
4) Till  I  reach  the  gold -en strand, Just  be -yond   the  riv  -er.
  
Chorus:
F             Bb            F   Bb   F           
In the cross, in the cross, be  my   glo -ry ev -er; 
 
F    Bb  F    A7    Bb              C    F        C   C7   F 
Till my  rap -tured soul shall find rest be -yond the riv -er.