Still Closer

I'm saved, O Lord, yes, praise Thy name

Author: Bessie Q. Jordan
Tune: [I'm saved, O Lord, yes praise Thy name]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1. I’m saved, O Lord, yes praise Thy name!
I would with trumpet voice proclaim
The blessèd news! But I would be
Drawn daily closer, Lord, to Thee.

Closer still, yes, closer still.
Ever closer, Lord, to Thee,
Blessèd Savior, I would be;
And according to Thy will,
More like Thee I fain would be.

2. Draw me so close that I may hear
When Thou wouldst whisper in my ear;
So close that thro’ all earthly noise
I clearly hear my Savior’s voice. [Refrain]

3. O glorious Sun, I’d gaze on Thee,
Till I no other object see;
And yet would plead, if ’tis Thy will,
Draw me a little closer still. [Refrain]

4. No other prayer my soul can learn,
For Thee alone my soul doth yearn;
My prayer throughout eternity,
A little closer, Lord, to Thee. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6338

Author: Bessie Q. Jordan

[Rebecca Queen Jordan] 1861-?  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm saved, O Lord, yes, praise Thy name
Title: Still Closer
Author: Bessie Q. Jordan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Closer still, yes, closer still
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6338
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The Cyber Hymnal #6338

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