Protestant Hymns of the Passion

Draw Me Nearer

I am thine, O Lord, I have heard thy voice,
And it told thy love to me;
But I long to rise in the arms of faith
And be closer drawn to thee.


SpacerDraw me nearer, nearer, blessed Lord,
SpacerTo the cross where thou hast died.
SpacerDraw me nearer, nearer, nearer, blessed Lord,
SpacerTo thy precious, bleeding side.

Consecrate me now to thy service, Lord,
By the power of grace divine;
Let my soul look up with a steadfast hope,
And my will be lost in thine.


O the pure delight of a single hour
That before thy throne I spend,
When I kneel in prayer, and with thee, my God,
I commune as friend with friend!


There are depths of love that I cannot know
Till I have immortality;
There are heights of joy that I may not reach
Till I rest in peace with Thee.



index of all hymns at this site/introduction


words: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby, 1875 (1820-1915)
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melody (begins with refrain): by W. Howard Doane, (1832-1915); score (pdf); guitar chords, harmonica

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