Nearer, still nearer

B             F♯/A♯   G♯m   E  E/G♯ B
Nearer, still nearer close to Thy  heart,
E           B          G♯m C♯    C♯7  F♯
Draw me, my Savior, so pre-cious thou art;
B          F♯/A♯ B  E     F♯/E  B/D♯ F♯     F♯7
Fold me, O fold me close to   Thy  breast,
G♯m Bmaj7  E  B            F♯    F♯7/A♯ B
Shelter    me safe in that Haven of    Rest
E   F♯/E  E  B/F♯ C♯7-5/G   B/F♯ D♯m/F♯ F♯7 B
Shelter  me safe in  that Ha - ven   of  Rest
B             F♯/A♯    G♯m  E     E/G♯ B
Nearer, still nearer, no - thing I    bring,
E            B           G♯m  C♯   C♯7 F♯
Naught as an offering to Je - sus, my  King;
B       F♯/A♯  B    E   F♯/E   B/D♯  F♯    F♯7
Only my sin - ful, now con - trite heart,
G♯m   Bmaj7  E  B             F♯         F♯7/A♯ B
Grant me    the cleansing Thy blood doth im - part,
E     F♯/E  E   B/F♯ C♯7-5/G   B/F♯  D♯m/F♯ F♯7  B
Grant me   the cleansing Thy blood doth  im - part.
B             F♯/A♯    G♯m   E  E/G♯ B
Nearer, still nearer, Lord, to be   Thine!
E             B          G♯m   C♯  C♯7  F♯
Sin, with its follies, I gla - dly re - sign,
B          F♯/A♯B      E    F♯/E  B/D♯ F♯    F♯7
All of its pleasures, pomp and  its  pride,
G♯m  Bmaj7  E   B         F♯       F♯7/A♯ B
Give me     but Jesus, my Lord, crucif - ied,
E    F♯/E  E   B/F♯ C♯7-5/G   B/F♯  D♯m/F♯ F♯7  B
Give me   but Je - sus, my  Lord, cru - ci - fied.
B             F♯/A♯    G♯m   E    E/G♯  B
Nearer, still nearer, while life shall last,
E            B        G♯m  C♯   C♯7 F♯
'Til safe in glory my an - chor is  cast;
B               F♯/A♯ B   E    F♯/E  B/D♯ F♯ F♯7
Through endless ag - es, ev - er   to   be,
G♯m   Bmaj7  E  B             F♯     F♯7/A♯ B
Nea - rer,   my Savior, still nearer to    Thee,
E  F♯/E  E  B/F♯ C♯7-5/G      B/F♯  D♯m/F♯ F♯7 B
Nearer, my Sa - vior, still nea - rer   to  Thee.