JUST AS I AM

Composer: Joseph Barnby

Barnby was a composer, conductor and (like his father Thomas Barnby) an organist. He entered the choir of York Minster at age seven, and was an organist and choirmaster at twelve. In 1854 he went to London and entered the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied under Cipriani Potter and Charles Lucas. In 1856, he competed for the first Mendelssohn Scholarship. When the examinations were over, of the nineteen applicants, he was tied for first place with Arthur Sullivan. After a second test, Sullivan won. Barnby was organist at Mitcham, St. Michael’s, Queenhithe, and St. James’ the Less, Westminster, before he was appointed to St. Andrew’s, Wells Street, where he remained from 1863 to 1871, establishing the musical reputation of the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Joseph Barnby (1883)
Meter: 8.8.8.6.8.6
Incipit: 56175 12333 34321
Key: A♭ Major

Texts

Just As I Am, Thine Own to Be

O God of Mercy, God of Might

O God of mercy, God of might,
In love and pity infinite,
Teach us, as ever in Thy sight,
To live our life to Thee.

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Just as I Am, Without One Plea

Just as I am, without one plea,
but that thy blood was shed for me,
and that thou bidd'st me come to thee,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #243
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #672
Text: Before Thy People, I Confess
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The Cyber Hymnal #1265
Text: Drawn to the Cross
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The Cyber Hymnal #3145
Text: I Waited for the Lord Most High
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The Cyber Hymnal #3462
Text: Just as I Am, Thine Own to Be
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Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #344TextPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #312
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #243Tune InfoScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #387Text
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #458TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #714Text
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #421
Lutheran Service Book #560TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #356Text
Lutheran Worship #397Text
Revival Hymns and Choruses #430Text
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #324
Small Church Music #91Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #672TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #1265TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3145TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3462TextScoreAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #622TextPage Scan
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