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Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955; Ackley, B. D. (Bentley DeForrest), 1892-1958; Herbert, J. B. (John Bunyan), b. 1852 (ed.) / Great revival hymns for the church, Sunday school and evangelistic services

Devotional hymns,   pp. [199]-[244]

Page [238]

Nearer Home.
Flotow, Arr.
an is set-ting, And the eve is drawing on, Slow-ly drops the gen - tie twilight,
igs the sail-or, As he glides the waters o'er, While the light is soft - ly dy - ing,
At the pil-grim Hails the setting of the sun For his goal is one day near-er
one day nearer,To our Father  s house on high,To the green flelds and the fountain
is gorie; Gone for aye, its race is o - ver. Soon the dark-er shades will come,
tie shore; Thus the Chrlst-ian,on life's o - roan, As his light boat cuts the foam,
-ly done; Thus we feel when o'er life's des-ert Heart and andal-sore we roam,
the sky; For the heav'ns grow brighter o'er us, And the lamp hangs in the dome
rat ev-'nleg We are one day near - er home, We are one day near-er homle.
with rap-tore, I am one day near - or home, I  am  one day near-er home.
ere o'er us We are one day-near - er home, We are one day near-er home.
ed still closer,For we're one day near - er home, For we're one day near-er home.
Hold the Fort.
uSED BY PERMISSION.                     P. P Blis.
see the signal Wav-ing in the sky!                o.3
now appearing,-to-                                        is   gh
et ad-vanc-ing,Sa - tan lead-ing on:)
nd us fall-lug,                           Cour-age al-most gone!
inner waving! Hear the trumpet blow!?
me we'll triumph                        5   0 - ver ev -'ry foe.
bat-tle rag-es, But our help is near;
greatCommander                            Cbeer,mycomrades,chee.

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