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I Take, He Undertakes

I clasp the hand of love divine

Author: Albert B. Simpson
Tune: [I clasp the hand of Love divine] (Simpson)
Published in 10 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I clasp the hand of love divine,
I claim the gracious promise mine,
And this eternal countersign,
"I take"—"He undertakes."

Refrain:
I take Thee, blessèd Lord,
I give myself to Thee;
And Thou, according to Thy word,
Dost undertake for me.

2 I take salvation full and free,
Thro’ Him who gave His life for me,
He undertakes my all to be,
"I take"—"He undertakes." [Refrain]

3 I take Him as my holiness,
My spirit’s spotless, heavenly dress,
I take the Lord, my righteousness,
"I take"—"He undertakes." [Refrain]

4 I take the promised Holy Ghost,
I take the power of Pentecost,
To fill me to the uttermost,
"I take"—"He undertakes." [Refrain]

5 I take Him for this mortal frame,
I take my healing thro’ His name,
And all His risen life I claim,
"I take"—"He undertakes." [Refrain]

6 I simply take Him at His word,
I praise Him that my prayer is heard,
And claim my answer from the Lord,
"I take"—"He undertakes." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9378

Author: Albert B. Simpson

Albert B. Simpson was the founder of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I clasp the hand of love divine
Title: I Take, He Undertakes
Author: Albert B. Simpson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I take Thee, blessed Lord
Publication Date: 1891
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Hymns of the Christian Life #290

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The Cyber Hymnal #9378

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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