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Savior, More than Life to Me

Words by Frances J. Crosby (1820-1915), 1875.
Tune: EVERY DAY AND HOUR by William H. Doane (1832-1915), 1899
Key signature: A flat major (4 flats)
Time signature: 3/4
Meter: with Refrain
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1. Savior, more than life to me, I am clinging, clinging, close to Thee; Let Thy precious blood applied, Keep me ever, ever near Thy side.
Refrain: Ev’ry day, ev’ry hour, Let me feel Thy cleansing pow’r; May Thy tender love to me Bind me closer, closer, Lord to Thee.
2. Through this changing world below, Lead me gently, gently as I go; Trusting Thee, I cannot stray, I can never, never lose my way.
3. Let me love Thee more and more, Till this fleeting, fleeting life is o’er; Till my soul is lost in love, In a brighter, brighter world above.