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Bring me still closer to thee

Grant me thy Spirit, dear Savior

Author: John S. Norris
Tune: [Grant me Thy spirit, dear Savior]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Grant me Thy spirit, dear Savior,
Fountain of meekness and love;
Graciously guide and uphold me,
Bring me to mansions above.

Refrain:
Hear Thou my prayer, loving Savior,
Closer to Thee would I be;
Whatever else Thou denyest,
Bring me still closer to Thee.

2 Give me Thy mind, blessed Savior,
Help me to “Walk in the light;”
True to all truth ever make me,
So shall my pathway be bright. [Refrain]

3 Give me Thy beauty, dear Savior,
Show me Thy glory divine;
Dwelling within, make me radiant,
So that for Thee I may shine. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #83

Author: John S. Norris

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Text Information

First Line: Grant me thy Spirit, dear Savior
Title: Bring me still closer to thee
Author: John S. Norris
Refrain First Line: Hear thou my prayer
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Gospel Herald in Song #69

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Honey Out of the Rock #83

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Honey Out of the Rock #83

Ministry of Song #d30

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d86

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The Evangelist No. 3. (Music ed.) #22

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