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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

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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.

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

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The Cyber Hymnal #6818
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Small Church Music #5676
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Ambassador Hymnal #429

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Melodies of Salvation #249


Small Church Music #5676


The Cyber Hymnal #6818


The Song Book of the Salvation Army #291

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

Include 316 pre-1979 instances
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