She began to wet His feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head, and kissed His feet, and anointed them with the ointment.@Luke 7:38
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, in The Wells of Salvation, by John R. Sweney & William Kirkpatrick (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1881).

William J. Kirkpatrick (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)

Oh, to be nearer, nearer,
The feet of my Lord and king!
Oh, to enjoy His presence,
And only His love to sing!

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Only His love, only His love,
Ever my song shall be:
His wonderful love, preparing above
A robe and a crown for me.

Oh, to be nearer, nearer
Communing with Him in prayer!
Oh, to be stronger, stronger,
My burden of toil to bear!

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Oh, to be nearer, nearer
My Refuge, my Hope, my All!
Oh, to be always ready
To answer my Savior’s call!

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Oh, for a faith still brighter,
And clearer from day to day!
Oh, to be more like Jesus,
In all that I do and say!

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