NEARER MY GOD TO THEE

FULL BAND

 

INTRO/INTERLUDES:  

F       Bb      F     C    

 

 

   F               Bb

Nearer, my God, to Thee

F                 C

Nearer to Thee

Dm                   Bb

Even though it be a cross

F        C       F

That raiseth me

Dm              Bb     

Still all my song shall be

Dm             C

Nearer, my God, to Thee

F                Bb                    F    C       F

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

 

 

 

   F                       Bb

Though, like the wanderer

F                       C

The sun gone down

Dm                 Bb

Darkness be over me

F     C       F 

My rest a stone

Dm            Bb   

Yet in my dreams I'd be

Dm              C

Nearer, my God, to Thee

F                 Bb                    F    C       F

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

 

 

   F                  Bb

Then, with my waking thoughts

F                  C

Bright with Thy praise

Dm             Bb

Out of my stony griefs

F     C       F 

Bethel I'll raise

Dm            Bb  

So by my woes to be

Dm             C 

Nearer, my God, to Thee

F                 Bb                    F    C       F 

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

 

 

 

   F                Bb

There in my Father’s home, 

  F               C

safe and at rest,

Dm                Bb

There in my Savior’s love, 

F     C       F

perfectly blest;

Dm            Bb  

Age after age to be 

Dm            C

Nearer my God to Thee

F                Bb                    F    C       F

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

Written by Sar­ah F. Adams, Ed­ward H. Bick­er­steth, Jr., 1841

Nearer My God To Thee chord sheet by Nathan Drake

 

ACOUSTIC

G                  C

Nearer, my God, to Thee

G               D

Nearer to Thee

Em                   C

E'en though it be a cross

G        D       G

That raiseth me

Em              C     

Still all my song shall be

G                 D

Nearer, my God, to Thee

G                C                    G    D       G

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

 

 

G                         C

Though, like the wanderer

G                     D

The sun gone down

Em                 C

Darkness be over me

G         D     G

My rest a stone

Em             C    

Yet in my dreams I'd be

G                  D

Nearer, my God, to Thee

G                C                    G    D       G

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

 

G                     C

Then, with my waking thoughts

G                       D

Bright with Thy praise

Em              C

Out of my stony griefs

G        D     G

Bethel I'll raise

Em            C    

So by my woes to be

G                 D

Nearer, my God, to Thee

G                C                    G     D      G

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

 

 

G                  C

There in my Father’s home,

G                 D

safe and at rest,

Em                 C

There in my Savior’s love,

G      D     G

perfectly blest;

Em             C 

Age after age to be

G                D

Nearer my God to Thee

G                C                   G     D      G

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer to Thee

Written by Sar­ah F. Adams, Ed­ward H. Bick­er­steth, Jr., 1841

Nearer My God To Thee chord sheet by Nathan Drake