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I Am Thine O Lord or Draw Me Nearer

Connie Sanchez

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Fanny Crosby 1820-1915 and William Doane 1932 -1915 Fanny Crosby wrote the words to this song after visiting with William Doane in his home. They were discussing the nearness of God.  She was inspired to write the words of this hymn.  He composed the music.  They both had a love for God and Christian music and throughout their lives both wrote and composed thousands of hymns some we still sing today. I am Thine, O Lord, I have heard Thy voice, And it told Thy love to me; But I long to rise in the arms of faith And be...