[To Jesus every day I find my heart is closer drawn]

[To Jesus every day I find my heart is closer drawn]

Composer: C. Austin Miles
Published in 18 hymnals

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Composer: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: C. Austin Miles
Incipit: 53332 11712 16155
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Copyright 1899. Renewal 1927. The Rodeheaver Co., Owner.; Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #6366
Text: Still Sweeter Every Day
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Small Church Music #5619
Text: 更加甘甜 (To Jesus every day I find)
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Instances (18)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Christian Service Songs #169
Glad Tidings in Song #14Image
Great Hymns of the Faith #484
Hymns We Love #206Image
New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #48Image
Rodeheaver's Gospel Songs for church, Sunday Schools and evangelistic services #36Image
Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #90
Small Church Music #5619Audio
Songs for the King's Business #28Image
Songs of Christian Service #80Image
Soul Stirring Songs #22Image
Tabernacle Praises No. 1 #26Image
The Best of All: complete #179Image
The Cyber Hymnal #6366TextAudioScore
The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #86Image
The King of Glory #120Image
The Redeemer's Praise #146Image
The Tabernacle Hymns #120Image