We Are Nearing

We are drifting towards the waters

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [We are drifting towards the waters]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1. We are drifting towards the waters
Of a calm and tranquil sea,
And we soon shall anchor safely
In that port where we should be.

We are nearing, we are nearing,
Nearing the golden strand;
We are nearing, we are nearing,
Nearing the soul’s bright land.

2. We are drifting from the sorrows
That for us will soon be o’er;
We are drifting from the trials
That will vex the heart no more. [Refrain]

3. We are drifting from the shadows
Into pure and perfect day;
’Tis the Savior guides our vessel,
And His presence cheers our way. [Refrain]

4. Oh, the morning and the meeting,
When our happy souls shall rest,
By the fount of life eternal,
With the ransomed ever blest. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7117

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: We are drifting towards the waters
Title: We Are Nearing
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We are nearing, we are nearing
Copyright: Public Domain



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