Draw Me Nearer

Draw Me Nearer Lyrics

Hymn writer: Fanny J Crosby

1 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.

Refrain:
Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer, blessed Lord,
To the cross where Thou hast died;
Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer, blessed Lord,
To Thy precious, bleeding side.

2 Consecrate me now to Thy service, Lord,
By the pow’r of grace divine;
Let my soul look up with a steadfast hope,
And my will be lost in Thine. [Refrain]

3 Oh, 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! [Refrain]

4 There are depths of love that I cannot know
Till I cross the narrow sea;
There are heights of joy that I may not reach
Till I rest in peace with Thee. [Refrain]

Draw Me Nearer Hymn Story

This hymn, “Draw Me Nearer” is yet another composition by Fanny J Crosby. It was first published in 1875.

Fanny J Crosby was a blind singer born in New York who went on to write thousands of songs in her lifetime. Her songs continue to bless millions of Christians all over the world.

Her songs have been translated into hundreds of languages all over the world.

Below are more hymns from Fanny J Crosby:

Rescue the Perishing

Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross

Pass Me Not O Gentle Savior

All the Way My Savior Leads Me

He Hideth My Soul

Fanny Crosby - Draw me near hymn writer
Fanny J Crosby

Draw Me Near Hymn Video

Guy Penrod singing, Draw Me Nearer

Below are more hymns’ lyrics and stories:

As Thy Days Thy Strength Shall Be

Asleep in Jesus! Blessed Sleep

Some Day the Silver Cord Will Break

That Day of Wrath, That Dreadful Day

Before the Throne of God Above

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