Closer, Lord, to thee

On thy bosom let me rest

Tune: [On Thy bosom let me rest]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 On Thy bosom let me rest,
Weary, worn and sore opprest;
Keep me lowly; I would be
Still closer to Thee.

Refrain:
Closer, closer,
Let me ever be,
Closer, yes, closer, dear Lord, to Thee.

2 When the darkness gathers near,
Banish ev’ry doubt and fear;
Keep me when no dawn I see,
Still closer to Thee. [Refrain]

3 Guide my erring bleeding feet
To the fount of life so sweet,
Keep me on life’s surging sea
Still closer to Thee. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ I’ve wander’d far from home
Never from Thee let me roam;
Day by day still let me be
Still closer to Thee. [Refrain]

Source: The Crowning Day : For use in Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #5

Text Information

First Line: On thy bosom let me rest
Title: Closer, Lord, to thee
Refrain First Line: Closer, closer, let me ever be

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The Crowning Day : For use in Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #5

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