Come closer, soul, to me

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1 Methinks I hear my Savior say,
"Come closer, closer, soul, to-day.
Of all my fullness, come, partake,
And I thy joy will perfect make."

Chorus:
Come closer, come closer,
Come closer, soul, to me;
Come closer, come closer,
Come closer, soul, to me.

2 Draw near, thou weary one, nor fear;
I am thy portion, rest thou here;
Nor let one doubt thy peace alloy;
Abide in me, thy life, thy joy. [Chorus]

3 Come nearer, weeping one; my balm
Shall soothe thy spirit with such calm;
Look up with faith, I know thy grief,
And I will give thee blest relief. [Chorus]

4 Come closer, fearful one, and hide
Beneath my shadow; there abide
Till the bright dawning of that day,
When gloom and night shall flee away. [Chorus]

Source: Joy to the World: or, sacred songs for gospel meetings #39

Author: Miss M. A. Wirth

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Text Information

First Line: Methinks I hear my Savior say
Title: Come closer, soul, to me
Author: Miss M. A. Wirth
Refrain First Line: Come closer, come closer
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Divine Hymns from Various Authors #d35

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Glorious Things in Sacred Song for use in Sabbath Schools and Gospel Meetings #110

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Joy to the World #39

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