O Jesus, I Have Promised
- O Jesus, I have promised to serve Thee to the end
Be Thou forever near me, my Master and my Friend.
I shall not fear the battle if Thou are by my side
Nor wander from the pathway if Thou wilt be my guide
- O let me feel Thee near me - the world is ever near;
I see the sights that dazzle, the tempting sounds I hear.
My foes are ever near me, around me and within
But, Jesus, draw Thou nearer and shield my soul from sin.
- O Jesus, Thou hast promised to all who follow Thee,
That where thou art in glory, there shall Thy servant be.
And, Jesus, I have promised to serve Thee to the end:
O give me grace to follow, my Master and my Friend.