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Nearer, My God, to Thee
Words by Sarah F. Adams
Music by Lowell Mason

Psalm 73:28
"But it is good for me to draw near to God:
I have put my trust in the Lord GOD,
that I may declare all thy works."

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          Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!
          E'en though it be a cross that raiseth me,
          Still all my song shall be,
          Nearer, my God, to Thee.

            Chorus
            Nearer, my God, to Thee,
            Nearer to Thee!

          There let the way appear, steps unto heav'n;
          All that Thou sendest me, in mercy given;
          Angels to beckon me
          Nearer, my God, to Thee.

            Chorus
            Nearer, my God, to Thee,
            Nearer to Thee!

          Then, with my waking thoughts bright with Thy praise,
          Out of my stony griefs Bethel I'll raise;
          So by my woes to be,
          Nearer, my God, to Thee.

            Chorus
            Nearer, my God, to Thee,
            Nearer to Thee!


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