During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money, it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."

She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.

So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org, please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work. Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.

To donate online via PayPal or credit card, use the Calvin University secure giving site (https://calvin.quadweb.site/giving/hymnary).

If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

And to read more about big plans for Hymnary, see https://hymnary.org/blog/major-additions-planned-for-hymnary.

Take Me as I Am

Jesus, my Lord, to thee I cry

Author: Eliza H. Hamilton
Tune: [Jesus, my Lord, to Thee I cry] (Stockton)
Published in 322 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1 Jesus, my Lord, to thee I cry,
Unless thou help me I must die;
O bring thy free salvation nigh
And take me as I am.

Refrain:
O take me as I am,
O take me as I am,
My only plea Christ died for me;
O take me as I am.

2 Helpless I am and full of guilt,
But yet for me thy blood was spilt,
And thou canst make me what thou wilt
And take me as I am.

3 No preparation can I make,
My best resolves I only break,
Yet save me for thy mercy’s sake
And take me as I am.

4 Behold me, Saviour, at thy feet,
Deal with me as thou seest meet,
Thy work begin, thy work complete,
But take me as I am.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #291

Author: Eliza H. Hamilton

19th Century Go to person page >

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6818
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #5676
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Ambassador Hymnal #429

Page Scan

Melodies of Salvation #249

Audio

Small Church Music #5676

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6818

Text

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #291

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #316

Include 316 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.