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Safe in the Arms of Jesus


Words by Fanny J. Crosby (1820-1915), 1868
Tune by William H. Doane, 1868
Key signature: G major (1 sharp)
Time signature: 4/4
Public Domain
1. Safe in the arms of Jesus, Safe on His gentle breast; There by His love o’ershaded, Sweetly my soul shall rest. Hark! ‘tis the voice of angels Borne in a song to me, Over the fields of glory, Over the jasper sea.
Refrain: Safe in the arms of Jesus, Safe on His gentle breast; There by His love o’ershaded, Sweetly my soul shall rest.
2. Safe in the arms of Jesus, Safe from corroding care, Safe from the world’s temptations; Sin cannot harm me there. Free from the blight of sorrow, Free from my doubts and fears; Only a few more trials, Only a few more tears!
3. Jesus, my heart’s dear Refuge, Jesus has died for me; Firm on the Rock of Ages Ever my trust shall be. Here let me wait with patience, Wait till the night is o’er; Wait till I see the morning Break on the golden shore.