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586. Take My Life, and Let It Be

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1 Take my life, and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee.
Take my moments and my days;
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.

3 Take my voice, and let me sing,
always, only, for my King.
Take my lips, and let them be
filled with messages from thee.

4 Take my silver and my gold;
not a mite would I withhold
Take my intellect, and use
ev'ry pow'r 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.

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.

Text Information
First Line: Take my life, and let it be
Title: Take My Life, and Let It Be
Author: Frances R. Havergal (1874)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 7.7.7.7.
Scripture: Romans 6:19; Romans 12:1-2
Topic: The Christian Life: Christian Service; Daily Living; Ministry: Ordinations
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. BEES
Composer: John B. Dykes (1862)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.
Key: A♭ Major



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