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Like Jesus

I want to be like Jesus, so lowly and so meek

Author: W. Meynell Whittemore
Tune: ASPIRATION
Published in 85 hymnals

Author: W. Meynell Whittemore

Whittemore, William Meynell, Editor of Sunshine, Rector of St. Katherine Cree, London, is the author of "I want to be like Jesus " (Early Piety), in his Infant Altar, 1842; and "We won't give up the Bible" (Holy. Scriptures), 1839. The form of the latter in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, is a revision by Bp. John Gregg. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I want to be like Jesus, so lowly and so meek
Title: Like Jesus
Author: W. Meynell Whittemore
Refrain First Line: Jesus, Jesus, wholly thine

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