The Riverside song book/Nearer Home
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1. One sweetly sol - emn thought Comes
2. Nearer my Fa - ther’s house, Where the
3. Nearer the bound of life, Where we
4. But lying darkly be - tween, Wind-ing
to me o’er and o’er; I am nearer home to -
ma - ny man - sions be; Nearer the great white
lay our bur - dens down. Nearer leaving the
down through the night, Is the silent, unknown
day Than I ever have be - fore.
throne, Nearer the crystal sea;
cross, Nearer gaining the crown!
stream, That lends at last to the light.