Nearer, still nearer

B♯            G/B    Am    E♯ E♯/A  B♯
Nearer, still nearer close to Thy  heart,
E♯          B♯         Am  D     D7   G
Draw me, my Savior, so pre-cious thou art;
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Fold me, O fold me close to   Thy  breast,
Am  B♯maj7 E♯ B♯           G     G7/B  B♯
Shelter    me safe in that Haven of    Rest
E♯  G/E♯ E♯ B♯/G  D7-5/A♭  B♯/G  Em/G  G7  B♯
Shelter  me safe in  that Ha - ven   of  Rest
B♯            G/B     Am   E♯    E♯/A  B♯
Nearer, still nearer, no - thing I    bring,
E♯           B♯          Am   D    D7  G
Naught as an offering to Je - sus, my  King;
B♯      G/B   B♯   E♯  G/E♯  B♯/E   G     G7
Only my sin - ful, now con - trite heart,
Am    B♯maj7 E♯ B♯            G          G7/B  B♯
Grant me    the cleansing Thy blood doth im - part,
E♯    G/E♯ E♯  B♯/G  D7-5/A♭  B♯/G   Em/G  G7   B♯
Grant me   the cleansing Thy blood doth  im - part.
B♯            G/B     Am    E♯ E♯/A  B♯
Nearer, still nearer, Lord, to be   Thine!
E♯            B♯         Am    D   D7   G
Sin, with its follies, I gla - dly re - sign,
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All of its pleasures, pomp and  its  pride,
Am   B♯maj7 E♯  B♯        G        G7/B  B♯
Give me     but Jesus, my Lord, crucif - ied,
E♯   G/E♯ E♯  B♯/G  D7-5/A♭  B♯/G   Em/G  G7   B♯
Give me   but Je - sus, my  Lord, cru - ci - fied.
B♯            G/B     Am    E♯   E♯/A   B♯
Nearer, still nearer, while life shall last,
E♯           B♯       Am   D    D7  G
'Til safe in glory my an - chor is  cast;
B♯              G/B  B♯  E♯   G/E♯ B♯/E  G  G7
Through endless ag - es, ev - er   to   be,
Am    B♯maj7 E♯ B♯            G      G7/B  B♯
Nea - rer,   my Savior, still nearer to    Thee,
E♯ G/E♯ E♯ B♯/G  D7-5/A♭     B♯/G   Em/G  G7  B♯
Nearer, my Sa - vior, still nea - rer   to  Thee.