Nearer, still nearer

F             C/E    Dm    B♭ B♭/D  F
Nearer, still nearer close to Thy  heart,
B♭          F          Dm  G     G7   C
Draw me, my Savior, so pre-cious thou art;
F          C/E  F  B♭    C/B♭ F/A  C      C7
Fold me, O fold me close to   Thy  breast,
Dm  Fmaj7  B♭ F            C     C7/E  F
Shelter    me safe in that Haven of    Rest
B♭  C/B♭ B♭ F/C  G7-5/D♭  F/C  Am/C  C7  F
Shelter  me safe in  that Ha - ven   of  Rest
F             C/E     Dm   B♭    B♭/D  F
Nearer, still nearer, no - thing I    bring,
B♭           F           Dm   G    G7  C
Naught as an offering to Je - sus, my  King;
F       C/E   F    B♭  C/B♭  F/A   C     C7
Only my sin - ful, now con - trite heart,
Dm    Fmaj7  B♭ F             C          C7/E  F
Grant me    the cleansing Thy blood doth im - part,
B♭    C/B♭ B♭  F/C  G7-5/D♭  F/C   Am/C  C7   F
Grant me   the cleansing Thy blood doth  im - part.
F             C/E     Dm    B♭ B♭/D  F
Nearer, still nearer, Lord, to be   Thine!
B♭            F          Dm    G   G7   C
Sin, with its follies, I gla - dly re - sign,
F          C/E F      B♭   C/B♭ F/A  C     C7
All of its pleasures, pomp and  its  pride,
Dm   Fmaj7  B♭  F         C        C7/E  F
Give me     but Jesus, my Lord, crucif - ied,
B♭   C/B♭ B♭  F/C  G7-5/D♭  F/C   Am/C  C7   F
Give me   but Je - sus, my  Lord, cru - ci - fied.
F             C/E     Dm    B♭   B♭/D   F
Nearer, still nearer, while life shall last,
B♭           F        Dm   G    G7  C
'Til safe in glory my an - chor is  cast;
F               C/E  F   B♭   C/B♭ F/A  C  C7
Through endless ag - es, ev - er   to   be,
Dm    Fmaj7  B♭ F             C      C7/E  F
Nea - rer,   my Savior, still nearer to    Thee,
B♭ C/B♭ B♭ F/C  G7-5/D♭     F/C   Am/C  C7  F
Nearer, my Sa - vior, still nea - rer   to  Thee.