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Just a Closer Walk with Thee – video and lyrics

Alexander’s version of the song “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” – Music video and lyrics in several languages.

“Just a Closer Walk with Thee” is a traditional gospel song.  The song is perhaps the most frequently played number in the hymn and dirge section of traditional New Orleans jazz funerals. The title and lyrics of the song allude to the Biblical passage from 2 Corinthians 5:7 which states, “We walk by faith, not by sight” and James 4:8, “Come near to God and he will come near to you.” Continue reading Just a Closer Walk with Thee — video and lyrics