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More Like Thee

Jesus, Savior, great example

Author: William J. Kirkpatrick
Tune: [Jesus, Savior, great Example]
Published in 27 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Jesus, Savior, great Example,
Pattern of all purity,
I would follow in thy footsteps,
Daily growing more like thee.

More like thee, more like thee;
Savior, this my constant prayer shall be—
Day by day, where'er I stay,
Make me more and more like thee.

2 Lest I wander from thy pathway,
Or my feet move wearily,
Savior, take my hand and lead me,
Keep me steadfast: more like thee. [Refrain]

3 When temptations fiercely lower,
And my shrinking soul would flee,
Change each weakness into power,
Keep me spotless: more like thee. [Refrain]

4 When around me all is darkness,
And thy beauties none may see,
May thy beams, O Glorious Brightness,
In effulgence shine thro' me. [Refrain]

5 When death's cold and chilling finger
Leaves its impress on my brow,
May thy life, within me swelling,
Keep me singing then as now. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #51

Author: William J. Kirkpatrick

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Savior, great example
Title: More Like Thee
Author: William J. Kirkpatrick
Refrain First Line: More like thee



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Beulah Songs: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Especially adapted to camp meetings, prayer and conference meetings, family worship, and all other assemblies where Jesus... #63AudioPage Scan
Bright Gems: for Sabbath-schools, prayer-meetings, services of song, etc. #117Page Scan
Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #13Page Scan
Glorious Tidings #d73
Gospel Praise Book #d144
Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #85
Gospel Praise Book: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions #85Page Scan
Grace and Glory: a choice collection of sacred songs, original and selected, for Sabbath-schools, revivals, etc. #16Page Scan
Harvest Bells No.2 #d45
Harvest Bells No. 2 #d41
Joyful Greeting: for the Sabbath-school #66Page Scan
Prayer and Praise Book #d80
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d216
Songs of Joy and Gladness #26Page Scan
Songs of Triumph: adapted to prayer meetings, camp meetings, and all other seasons of religious worship #27Page Scan
Sunday School Songs: a Treasury of Devotional Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School #49Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d427
The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d183
The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #51TextPage Scan
The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d203
The Crowning Triumph #d62
The Emory Hymnal: No. 2, sacred hymns and music for use in public worship, Sunday-schools, social meetings and family worship #120Page Scan
The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #79Page Scan
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #441
The True Principles of the Science of Music #d17
Welcome Tidings: a new collection of sacred songs for the Sunday School #62Page Scan
Wreath of Praise #d55