Draw me nearer, Jesus, nearer

Draw me nearer, Jesus, nearer

Author: Helen G. Pierce
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1. Draw me nearer, Jesus, nearer,
When my heart grows faint with fear;
Help me catch Thy faintest whisper,
Give me, Lord, a listening ear.

Nearer, nearer, draw me nearer,
Draw me nearer, Lord, to Thee.
Fill me with Thy Holy Spirit,
Draw me nearer, Lord, to Thee.

2. Ask! I hear Thee say, and asking,
Heaven’s richest gifts are thine.
Seek, Thou biddest me, and seeking,
Thou shalt never fail to find. [Refrain]

3. So I come, dear Savior, knocking,
Knocking at sweet mercy’s gate,
Why should I for its unlocking
Still in doubt and darkness wait? [Refrain]

4. Thou in whom all fullness dwelleth,
Wilt Thou now impart to me,
Something of Thy blessèd nature,
Draw me nearer, Lord, to Thee? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1262

Author: Helen G. Pierce

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Text Information

First Line: Draw me nearer, Jesus, nearer
Author: Helen G. Pierce
Refrain First Line: Nearer, nearer, draw me nearer
Copyright: Public Domain



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