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'Nearer, My God, to Thee' Performed by Rosemary Siemens & Horatius Bonar's Poem



Journey of Faith: Rosemary Siemens Performs 'Nearer, My God to Thee' & Horatius Bonar's Poem



Embark, on a journey with this captivating video showcasing the soul stirring performance of "Nearer, My God to Thee" Performed Rosemary Siemens and the profound poem "Not What These Hands Have Done" by Horatius Bonar.


Rosemary Siemens heartfelt rendition of the timeless hymn "Nearer, My God to Thee" will lift your spirits while Horatius Bonars moving poem serves as a reminder of the grace and redemption that faith in Christ brings.


It was such an experience putting this together. One of the reasons I might focus more on creating these kind of videos, blogs and podcasts is because its efficient and saves time. Time can feel like an adversary, in this fallen world especially when balancing work and family responsibilities.


Please help spread the message. By sharing this blog or videos you honor the Creator because this work belongs to Him, not us. Its truly fulfilling to engage in these activities including spreading the Word to others. If preaching or creating isn't your forte perhaps God intends for you to promote the message of faith, buy sharing these videos or blogs. No one is exempt, from accountability or too insignificant to carry out the tasks God has assigned us; "Go and make disciples of all nations."



Join us in this experience as the music and poetry inspire a connection to your faith.


Feel free to share your reflections, in the comments section.


Let us know how these works resonated with you.


May you be blessed abundantly!




Not what these hands have done

by Horatius Bonar


Not what these hands have done,

can save this guilty soul.


Not what this toiling flesh has borne,

can make my spirit whole.


Not what I feel or do,

can give me peace with God.



Not all my prayers and sighs and tears

can bear my awful load.


Thy work alone,

O Christ, can ease this weight of sin,thy blood alone, OLamb of God, can give me peace within.


Thy love to me,

O God, not mine, O Lord,to thee, can rid me of this darkunrest, and set my spirit free.


Thy grace alone,

O God, to me can pardon speakthy power alone, O Son ofGod, can this sore bondage break.


I bless the Christ of God.

I rest on love divineand with unfaltering lip and heartI call this Savior mine.


Nearer, my God, to Thee

Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!

E'en though it be a cross that raiseth me,

Still all my song shall be, nearer, my God, to Thee.

Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!


Though like the wanderer, the sun gone down,

Darkness be over me, my rest a stone,

Yet in my dreams I'd be, nearer, my God, to Thee.

Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!


There let the way appear, steps unto heaven;

All that Thou sendest me, in mercy given;

Angels to beckon me, nearer, my God, to Thee.

Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!


Then, with my waking thoughts bright with Thy praise,

Out of my stony griefs Bethel I'll raise;

So by my woes to be, nearer, my God, to Thee.

Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!


Or if on joyful wing cleaving the sky,

Sun, moon, and stars forgot, upwards I fly,

Still all my song shall be, nearer, my God, to Thee.

Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!


There in my Father's home, safe and at rest,

There in my Savior's love, perfectly blest;

Age after age to be, nearer, my God, to Thee.

Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee!








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