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Closer, still closer, my Savior, to thee

Closer, still closer, my Savior, to thee

Author: L. R. Clark
Tune: [Closer, still closer, my Savior, to thee]
Published in 25 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Closer, still closer, my Savior, to thee,
Closer to Jesus my heart longs to be;
Round me his arm, on his bosom my head,
Near the dear side which on Calvary bled.

Closer, closer, closer to thee,
Closer, still closer, my Savior, to thee.

2 Closer by day, tho’ my sky be all bright,
Closer, still closer, when falleth the night;
Earth has no spot where without him I’m safe,
Time has no moment I need not his grace. [Refrain]

3 When to the Jordan of death I descend,
Danger I’ll fear not if Christ be my friend;
Breasting the billows, my death-song shall be,
Closer, still closer, my Savior, to thee. [Refrain]

Source: Pearls of Praise #157

Author: L. R. Clark

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First Line: Closer, still closer, my Savior, to thee
Author: L. R. Clark



The Cyber Hymnal #9390
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