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كما أنا وليس لي عذر لديك

كما أنا وليس لي عذر لديك

Author: Charlotte Elliott
Tune: INVITATION (Maker)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 كما أنا وليس لي عذر لديك
إلا الدم المسفوك عني من يديك
وأمرك القائل أن آتي إليك
آتي أنا يا حمل الله الوديع

2 كما أنا ولست أبقى كي أزيل
عيباً من العيوب والحملُ ثقيل
إليك يا من دمه يشفي العليل
آتي أنا يا حمل الله الوديع

3 كما أنا وإن أكن مُلقىً على
جمر همومٍ وشكوكٍ وبَلا
من كل صوب خارجا وداخلا
آتي أنا يا حمل الله الوديع

4 كما أنا أعمى شقي وفقير
فيك الشفاء والنور والغنى الكثير
نعم وكل حاجتي أيا قدير
آتي أنا يا حمل الله الوديع

5 كما أنا تقبلُني في صفحكا
مُرَحّباً مُطهراً ببركا
لأن قلبي واثقٌ بوعدكا
آتي أنا يا حمل الله الوديع

6 كما أنا وقد نقضت عهدكا
جهلاً بحبك أهنت مجدكا
الآن كي لك أكون وحدكا
آتي أنا يا حمل الله الوديع

Source: نظم المرامير #378

Author: Charlotte Elliott

Elliott, Charlotte, daughter of Charles Elliott, of Clapham and Brighton, and granddaughter of the Rev. H. Venn, of Huddersfield, was born March 18, 1789. The first 32 years of her life were spent mostly at Clapham. In 1823 she removed to Brighton, and died there Sept. 22, 1871. To her acquaintance with Dr. C. Malan, of Geneva, is attributed much of the deep spiritual-mindedness which is so prominent in her hymns. Though weak and feeble in body, she possessed a strong imagination, and a well-cultured and intellectual mind. Her love of poetry and music was great, and is reflected in her verse. Her hymns number about 150, a large percentage of which are in common use. The finest and most widely known of these are, "Just as I am” and "My God… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: كما أنا وليس لي عذر لديك
English Title: Just as I Am
Author: Charlotte Elliott
Language: Arabic
Publication Date: 1987
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1987.



Frederick C. Maker (b. Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, 1844; d. Bristol, 1927) composed INVITATION for this text. Also known as COME TO THE SAVIOR, the tune was published in the Bristol Tune Book (1881), edited by Alfred Stone and others. Well matched to the text, INVITATION begins gently but inv…

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

اصنع بنا نهضتك #173

رنموا للرب #509

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نظم المرامير #378

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