Näher zu dir

Author: J. S. Norris

Rv John Samuel Norris United Kingdom/USA 1844-1907. Born at West Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK, he emigrated to the US when young and attended school in Canada. He was ordained a Methodist minister in Oshawa, ON, in 1868. Over the next decade he pastored at churches in Canada, NY, and WI. He switched to the Congregationalist denomination in 1878, serving churches in Mondovi, Shullsburg, and Hixton, WI, and Grand Rapids, MI. From 1882 -1901 he held pastorates at Ames, Webster City, Parkersburg, Peterson, and Tripoli, IA.. He died in Chicago, IL. John Perry Go to person page >

Translator: E. C. Magaret

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Text Information

First Line: Jesu, mein Herz und mein Leben
Title: Näher zu dir
English Title: Bring Me Still Closer to Thee (Grant me Thy spirit, dear Savior)
Author: J. S. Norris
Translator: E. C. Magaret
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Heile mich, Jesu, von Sünden
Copyright: Public Domain


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Die Kleine Palme #49

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #49

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