In that happy home of the blessed When my feeble life is o’er, Time for me will be no more; Guide me gently, safely o’er To Thy kingdom shore, to … Refrain: CCLI, OneLicense, etc). … Let it be, dear Lord, let it be. The tune's origins, like those of the text are anonymous. #319, The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #380, The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #309, 찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #329, 찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #329, Santo, Santo, Santo: cantos para el pueblo de Dios = Holy, Holy, Holy: song for the people of God #584, All tunes published with 'Just a Closer Walk with Thee', JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE (Celebration 564), JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE (Hymnal for Worship & Celebration 380), JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE (Worship & Rejoice 504), JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE (Baptist Hymnal 1991 - 448, JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE (Lift Up Your Hearts 661), Just a Closer Walk: Eight American Hymns for Piano in Jazz Style, Lift Him Up! An annotation cannot contain another annotation. If this score will be projected or included in a bulletin, usage must be reported to a licensing agent (e.g. “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” is a slow, soulful setting for choir and piano, and optional instruments and rhythm. Guide me gently, safely o'er “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” is a slow, soulful setting for choir and piano, and optional instruments and rhythm. #412, Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. Lord, may I have done my best Just a closer walk with thee The chromatic scale of the first phrase of the melody and the tune's association with concert singers are factors against use for congregational singing. FlexScores are available in the Media section below. Grant it, Jesus, is my plea, This song is often performed in concert rather than sung by congregations in worship, but it may have congregational origins (Paul Westermeyer, Hymnal Companion to Evangelical Lutheran Worship, p. 553). No one knows when or where this song was written, but it became popular in the 1930s and 1940s in the South of the United States among African Americans, and spread from there. I'll be satisfied as long Ad revenue helps keep us running. Time for me will be no more; [Refrain], 3 When my feeble life is o'er, For example, “A Closer Walk with Thee,” which is a medley of “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” and “Trust and Obey,” has a bluesy accompaniment at a quick tempo. As I walk, let me walk close to Thee. Note: When you embed the widget in your site, it will match your site's styles (CSS). A simpler version of “Just a Closer Walk” has a little swing and a short instrumental motif during the long notes of the melody.