26. I'm Nearer My Home

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

Refrain:
I’m nearer my home,
I’m nearer my home,
I’m nearer my home today,
Than ever I’ve been before.

2 I’m nearer my Father’s house,
Where heav’nly mansions be;
I’m nearer the great white throne,
Nearer the Jasper sea. [Refrain]

3 I’m nearer the bound of life
Where we lay our burdens down;
I’m nearer the time to leave,
The cross and wear the crown. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: One sweetly, solemn thought
Title: I'm Nearer My Home
Refrain First Line: I'm nearer my home
Language: English
Publication Date: 1887
Tune Information
Name: [One sweetly, solemn thought ]
Composer: H. A. Lewis
Key: B♭ Major



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