Verse 1:
Jesus keep me near the cross,
there’s a precious fountain;
free to all a healing stream,
flows from Calvary’s mountain.

Verse 2:
Near the cross I watch and wait,
hoping and trusting ever;
’til I reach that golden strand,
it’s just beyond the river.

Chorus 1:
In the cross,
in the cross be my glory ever;
’til my raptured soul shall find,
one of these days I will find rest,
rest beyond the river.

Chorus 2:
In the cross,
in the cross be my glory ever;
’til my raptured,
’til my raptured soul shall find
rest beyond the river.

Vamp 1:
He’ll give me wonderful rest.
He’ll give me sanctified rest.
He’ll give me glorious rest.
He’ll give me everlasting rest.

Vamp 2
Rest, He’ll give me rest.

Vamp 3:
Rest, He’ll give me rest.
He’ll give me wonderful rest.

Rest, He’ll give me rest.
He’ll give me sanctified rest.

Rest, He’ll give me rest.
He’ll give me glorious rest.

Rest, He’ll give me rest.
He’ll give me everlasting rest.

Vamp 4:
Rest, rest.
Rest, rest.

Ending:
Rest beyond the river.