Nearer, still nearer

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Nearer, still nearer close to Thy  heart,
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Draw me, my Savior, so pre-cious thou art;
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Fold me, O fold me close to   Thy  breast,
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Shelter    me safe in that Haven of    Rest
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Shelter  me safe in  that Ha - ven   of  Rest
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Nearer, still nearer, no - thing I    bring,
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Naught as an offering to Je - sus, my  King;
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Only my sin - ful, now con - trite heart,
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Grant me    the cleansing Thy blood doth im - part,
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Grant me   the cleansing Thy blood doth  im - part.
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Nearer, still nearer, Lord, to be   Thine!
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Sin, with its follies, I gla - dly re - sign,
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All of its pleasures, pomp and  its  pride,
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Give me     but Jesus, my Lord, crucif - ied,
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Give me   but Je - sus, my  Lord, cru - ci - fied.
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Nearer, still nearer, while life shall last,
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'Til safe in glory my an - chor is  cast;
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Through endless ag - es, ev - er   to   be,
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Nea - rer,   my Savior, still nearer to    Thee,
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Nearer, my Sa - vior, still nea - rer   to  Thee.