150. Nearer My Home

1 One sweetly solemn thought
Comes to me o’er and o’er;
I’m nearer home today
Than e’er I’ve been before.

I’m nearer my home, nearer my home,
Nearer my home today;
Yes, nearer my home in heav’n today,
Than ever I’ve been before.

2 Nearer my Father’s house,
Where many mansions be;
Nearer the great white throne,
Nearer the jasper sea. [Refrain]

3 For ever now my feet
May stand upon its brink;
I may be nearer home,
Nearer than now I think. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: One sweetly solemn thought
Title: Nearer My Home
Author: Phoebe Cary
Refrain First Line: I'm nearer my home, nearer my home
Language: English
Publication Date: 1896
Topic: Heaven
Tune Information
Name: [One sweetly solemn thought]
Composer: John M. Evans

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