A Nearness to God (Eliza) 495
Tune: Arranged by Dr. William Hauser, 1848; Arranged by J. W. Livings, 1909
Lyrics: Benjamin Cleveland, 1792
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
O could I find from day to day,
A nearness to my God,
Then should my hours glide sweet away,
Nor sin, nor fear intrude.