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609. Take My Life, and Let It Be

1 Take my life, and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee.
Take my moments and my days;
let them flow in ceaseless praise,
let them flow in ceaseless praise.

2 Take my hands, and let them move
at the impulse of thy love.
Take my feet, and let them be
swift and beautiful for thee,
swift and beautiful for thee.

3 Take my voice, and let me sing;
unto God my praise I bring.
Take my lips, and let them be
filled with messages from thee,
filled with messages from thee.

4 Take my silver and my gold;
not a mite would I withhold.
Take my intellect, and use
every power as thou shalt choose,
every power as thou shalt choose.

5 Take my will, and make it thine;
it shall be no longer mine.
Take my heart, it is thine own;
it shall be thy royal throne,
it shall be thy royal throne.

6 Take my love, my Lord, I pour
at thy feet its treasure-store.
Take myself, and I will be
ever, only, all for thee,
ever, only, all for thee.

Text Information
First Line: Take my life, and let it be
Title: Take My Life, and Let It Be
Author: Frances R. Havergal (1874)
Meter: 77.77.7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Topic: Life of Discipleship: Loyalty and Courage; God's Church: Life of Discipleship: Loyalty and Courage; Acceptance of Christ (4 more...)
Tune Information
Name: HENDON
Composer: H. A. César Malan (1827)
Meter: 77.77.7
Key: F Major



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