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Oh help me o'er this river - Jesus, help!
(Horatius Bonar/Johannes Thomas Rüegg)

Jesus, help!

1. Oh help me o'er this river,
  thou who hast crossed before;
oh help, or I shall never
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2. Its waters swell and eddy;
  I fall, I sink, I'm lost:
oh keep my footsteps steady
  till I have safely crossed.

3. Stretch out thy hand to save me,
  as thou hast often done;
for if t h o u wilt not have me,
  then I am wholly gone.

4. If t h o u , dear Lord, wilt have me,
  if t h o u wilt help my need,
ah, this will save, will save me,
  and I am saved indeed.

5. A word from t h e e will do it,
  one word, one word, no more;
I shall be carried through it,
  and landed on the shore.

6. Oh help me through this trial,
  thou tried and tempted One;
I cannot take denial, –
  thou m u s t , or I am gone.

7. 'Tis thou, – thou, Saviour, only,
  that can suffice for me,
for I am tried and lonely,
  I have no friend but thee.

Horatius Bonar, Hymns of Faith and Hope III, 1878, 6-7.

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