Nearer to thee

When temptations come upon me

Author: Joseph W. Burgess
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Joseph W. Burgess

Born: January 1, 1851, Dansville, New York. Died: May 20, 1927, San Diego County, California. Buried: Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory, San Diego, California. A journalist and temperance crusader, Burgess edited God’s Blessings (Dansville, New York: A. M. Hall, 1890), and founded the Dansville Breeze. In 1889, he married Helen Frances Sutton in Hornellsville, New York. They later settled in San Diego, California. Sources: Findagrave, accessed 17 Nov 2016 © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (  Go to person page >

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First Line: When temptations come upon me
Title: Nearer to thee
Author: Joseph W. Burgess
Refrain First Line: Nearer, my God, to thee
Copyright: Public Domain


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God's Blessings #d6

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