Sony’s Thoughts: Closer to Jesus

“I wanna get so close to Him that it’s no big change on that day that Jesus calls my name.”

“Draw me nearer, nearer, blessed, Lord, to the cross where Thou hast died. Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer, blessed Lord, to Thy precious bleeding side.”

“Closer to You, Lord, closer I pray. Help me draw closer to Your will today. It doesn’t matter what others may do. I want to draw closer to you.”

Can one get too close to Jesus? Absolutely not! I pray this year finds me drawing ever closer to my Savior on a daily basis. I want to be so close to Him that it is no big change on the day He calls my name. I told someone last night that, how close we are to Jesus is how much strength we will have to face persecution if it comes. We can’t afford not to be close to Him.

I think of Enoch who walked so close to God that he eventually walked into Heaven. Wouldn’t that be a wonderful feeling?! May this be all of our prayers. “It doesn’t matter what others may do. I want to draw closer to You.” Amen!

About Sony

Sony Elise has written 188 posts.

Sony is an avid southern gospel fan who has been following the music for over 25 years. She works for Family Renewal and has her own inspirational blog at www.southerngospelworld.com.


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  1. Yes,I want to walk close to my Lord.That is the only place I can find true peace and joy.

    • Amen, Ruth! Thank you for reading my posts. You’re such a blessing.

  2. Simple yet the core of what every true Christian should be about. This life is but a vapor but folks insist on letting this life get between them and what God desires for them to be. Thanks for sharing.

    • Much of what I write is simple but I find that even Christians need to be reminded at times of what we all know but so many lose sight of. Thank you for your comment. It’s great to hear from you.

  3. “I wanna get so close to Him that it’s no big change on that day that Jesus calls my name.” —I love that song by “Promise” (maybe done by others but that is the one I have heard. Great song from Geron Davis)

  4. “I want to walk as close as I possibly can”, “I want to get closer, I want to get closer, I want to get closer with my God each day, I wanna be nearer to the heart of God, I want to get closer with my God each day”