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One Day Nearer

Nearer home, nearer home, I am one day nearer home

Author: C. A. Fyke
Tune: [Nearer home, nearer nome]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Nearer home, nearer home,
I am one day nearer home,
Nearer all that is dear to the soul;
Nearer kindred and friends,
Nearer to the bounds of life,
Blessèd thought, I am nearer the goal!

Refrain:
Nearer home, sweet home,
Every day takes me one day nearer home;
Nearer home, sweet home,
Soon I’ll rest in that home, sweet home.

2 Nearer home, nearer home,
I am one day nearer home,
Nearer where many mansions will be;
Nearer to that great throne,
And the white robed angel band,
On the banks of the bright crystal sea. [Refrain]

3 Nearer home, nearer home,
Yes, I’m one day nearer home,
There the cross is laid down for a crown;
Nearer home, that blest land
Where there’s rest from toil and care,
And our Savior invites us to come. [Refrain]


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10325

Author: C. A. Fyke

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Text Information

First Line: Nearer home, nearer home, I am one day nearer home
Title: One Day Nearer
Author: C. A. Fyke
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Nearer home, sweet home
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10325
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
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The Cyber Hymnal #10325

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