Jesus I bless thee, Savior divine

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1 Jesus I bless Thee, Saviour Divine,
Thou hast redeemed me, O Lord I am Thine,
Once I was lonely, now I am blest,
Under Thy shadow, peaceful I rest.

Chorus:
Nearer each moment, nearer to Thee,
Jesus my Saviour, still I would be,
Nearer each moment, nearer to Thee,
Jesus my Saviour still I would be.

2 I have no tribute, nothing to bring,
Yet Thou hast made me, the child of a King,
Sealed by adoption, ransomed by love,
Heir to a mansion waiting above. [Chorus]

3 This my rejoicing, this my delight,
Crowned with Thy glory, transcendently bright,
Soon with the millions, chanting Thy praise,
I shall adore Thee, Ancient of days. [Chorus]


Source: Devotional Songs #95

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus I bless thee, Savior divine
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Nearer each moment

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Devotional Songs #95

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