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Like Jesus

I want to be like Jesus, I want to heed His word

Author: Kate Ulmer
Tune: [I want to be like Jesus] (Williams)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I want to be like Jesus,
I want to heed His Word,
To tell the sweet, old story
To those who’ve never heard.

Refrain:
’Twas Jesus came to save us,
For us He bled and died;
I want to tell the story,
Yes, tell it far and wide.

2 I want to work for Jesus,
His cheerful servant be;
To show I truly love Him
Who did so much for me. [Refrain]

3 I want to live with Jesus,
In His bright home above,
Where all are pure and holy,
Where all is perfect love. [Refrain]

Source: Timeless Truths #458

Author: Kate Ulmer

Born in Pennsylvania, lived in Dauphin County Pennsylvania with her husband Benjamin E. Ulmer. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I want to be like Jesus, I want to heed His word
Title: Like Jesus
Author: Kate Ulmer
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: 'Twas Jesus came to save us
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #458

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