I’m Too Near Heaven

As sung by the men’s Lumber River Quartet: Love it!

I’ve been travelling here in life, with this heart of trouble and strife. Sometimes Satan tries to tell me to

turn aside, I say ,”Satan get behind, ”  no return again me you’ll find. I’m too near my Heavenly home,

where I’ll abide; I’m too near my Heavenly home, so near my Lord! Too sweet as a reward, I’m not

returning to sin. Since Jesus Christ came in, I’ve paid my vows. Now I belong to Him; there’s no reason to

go back. Praise God, Heaven’s in view, now I belong to Him. I’m too near my Heavenly home to turn back

now. Just one glimpse inside the Home gate, See the friends and loved ones who wait; Twill be worth

whatever it cost to make it through. I will not give up on the race; I’ll continue by God’s grace.

I’m too near the Heavenly Home beyond the blue. I’m too near Home and the Lord to turn back now.

Oh, praise the Lord, Heaven’s in view! 


When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they  shall not overflow

thee; when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flames kindle thee.

Isaiah 43: 2 & 5 Fear not; for I am with thee; I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the

west. For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods  upon the dry ground: I will pour My Spirit

upon thy seed, and blessings upon thy offspring.  Isaiah 44: 3 Just like the trees along the river bend Lift

up their branches to the sun above. We spend a life time reaching for a Friend ‘Cause everybody needs

Some One to love Everybody’s reaching out for Some One Everybody’s knocking at some door.

And long before I ever found You You’re the One that I was searching for.

I needed You since my life began. I’ve heard Your footsteps running, Just beyond my mind. Ever since that

moment, I’ve been reaching for Your Hand Hoping You’d be reaching out for mine.

Friend, the Lord is reaching out for you and asking for your hand, “Will you grasp

My hand and come along with Me,” says Jesus, “Let’s do this thing together.”

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I’m Too Near Heaven