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Close to the Savior

Author: Alfred Barratt

Barratt, Alfred. (New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire, England, October 25, 1879--December, 1968). Coming to the United States as a young man, he studied at Gordon College, Massachusetts, and Newton Theological Seminary, Mass. He was ordained in December, 1913, by the Baptists in Connecticut, then by the Wheeling WV Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in the USA, in 1924. He was pastor of Dallas, West Virginia, then of a series of churches in the Presbytery of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In 1937 he was awarded the Doctor of Literature degree by Bob Jones College. On November 26, 1962, he wrote the undersigned: "For 39 long years I have labored hard and steady writing sermons, children's story sermons, and hymns. Up to the present day I have written 4,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Close to the Savior I would abide
Title: Close to the Savior
Author: Alfred Barratt
Refrain First Line: Close to the Savior there would I be
Publication Date: 1949
Copyright: Copyright, 1949, by Stamps-Baxter Music & Printing Co. in "Chords of Love"

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Chords of Love #55

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