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Take Me as I Am

Jesus, my Lord, to thee I cry

Author: Eliza H. Hamilton
Tune: [Jesus, my Lord, to Thee I cry] (Stockton)
Published in 311 hymnals

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Full Text

1 Jesus, my Lord, to Thee I cry;
Unless Thou help me I must die:
Oh, bring Thy free salvation nigh,
And take me as I am.

Chorus:
And take me as I am,
And take me as I am;
My only plea--Christ died for me!
Oh, take me as I am.

2 Helpless I am, and full of guilt;
But yet for me Thy blood was spilt,
And Thou canst make me what Thou wilt,
And take me as I am. [Chorus]

3 No preparation can I make,
My best resolves I only break,
Yet save me for Thine own name's sake,
And take me as I am. [Chorus]

4 Behold me, Savior, at Thy feet,
Deal with me as Thou seest meet;
Thy work begin, Thy work complete,
And take me as I am. [Chorus]

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home #280

Author: Eliza H. Hamilton

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus, my Lord, to thee I cry
Title: Take Me as I Am
Author: Eliza H. Hamilton
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Take me as I am
Publication Date: 1808
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6818
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #5676
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #429
Small Church Music #5676Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #6818TextScoreAudio
찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #316
Include 307 pre-1979 instances



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