Dearest Jesus, draw Thou near meAuthor: Thomas Hansen Kingo; Translator: C. K. Solberg (1908)
Tune: WERDE MUNTER
Published in 7 hymnals
1 Dearest Jesus, draw Thou near me,
Let Thy Spirit dwell with mine;
Open now my ear to hear Thee,
Take my heart and seal it Thine;
Keep me, lead me on my way
Thee to follow and obey;
E'er to do Thy will and fear Thee,
And rejoice to know and hear Thee.
2 Underneath Thy wings abiding,
In Thy Church, O Savior dear,
Let me dwell, in Thee confiding,
Hold me in Thy faith and fear;
Take away from me each thought
That with wickedness is fraught,
Tempting me to disobey Thee,
Root it out, O Lord, I pray Thee.
3 Thou, earth's greatest joy and gladness,
And salvation, full and free,
Let Thy presence cheer my sadness,
And prepare my soul for Thee!
In the hour when I depart,
Touch my spirit, lips and heart,
With Thy word assure, uphold me
Till the heav'nly gates enfold me.
Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #13
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|Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #13||Dearest Jesus, draw Thou near me||Dearest Jesus, Draw Thou Near Me||T. H. Kingo, 1634-1703; C. K. Solberg||J. Schop, c. 1590-1667||22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199||WERDE MUNTER||F Major or modal||Norwegian/Scandinavian; English||1996|