Closer, dear Lord, to thee

Representative Text

1 Closer, dear Lord, to thee,
Closer to thee;
In sweet communion drawn,
Oh, let it be;
Earth's joys forgotten quite,
Whilst dwelling in the light;
Closer, dear Lord, to thee,
Closer to thee.

Chorus:
Closer, closer, closer, day by day,
In sweet communion drawn,
Closer, Lord, to thee.

2 Oh, let no cloud of sin
'Twixt me and thee,
Aught of thy brightness dim,
But let me be
Now on the mount's blest height,
Gazing on glory bright,
Till faith is lost in sight,
Closer to thee. [Chorus]

3 So shall my walk below,
Glorify thee,
Till that glad moment come
When I shall see,
Not through a darkening glass,
Glimpses of glory pass,
But view thee face to face,
Closer to thee. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #72

Author: Georgiana M. Taylor

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First Line: Closer, dear Lord, to thee
Author: Georgiana M. Taylor

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The New Golden Sheaf #d31

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