Nearer to thee, dear Jesus

Nearer to thee, dear Jesus

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Nearer to thee, dear Jesus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Nothing but Christ within

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Convention Hymns selected from Sunday School Melodies #d34
Convention Hymns Selected from Sunday School Melodies #d41
Hymns of Worship and Praise #d82
Sunday School Melodies #d81
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