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Not I, but Christ

Not I, but Christ, be honored, loved, exalted

Author: Albert B. Simpson; Author: Ada A. Whiddington
Published in 50 hymnals

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1 Not I, but Christ, be honored, loved, exalted;
Not I, but Christ, be seen, be known, be heard;
Not I, but Christ, in every look and action;
Not I, but Christ, in every thought and word.

Oh, to be saved from myself, dear Lord,
Oh, to be lost in Thee;
Oh, that it may be no more I,
But Christ that lives in me.

2 Not I, but Christ, to gently soothe in sorrow;
Not I, but Christ, to wipe the falling tear;
Not I, but Christ, to lift the weary burden!
Not I, but Christ, to hush away all fear. (Refrain)

3 Not I, but Christ, in lowly, silent labor;
Not I, but Christ, in humble, earnest toil;
Christ, only Christ! no show, no ostentation!
Christ, none but Christ, the gatherer of the spoil. (Refrain)

4 Christ, only Christ, ere long will fill my vision;
Glory excelling, soon, full soon, I'll see--
Christ, only Christ, my every wish fulfilling--
Christ, only Christ, my All in all to be. (Refrain)


Source: Worship and Service Hymnal: For Church, School, and Home #348

Author: Albert B. Simpson

Albert B. Simpson was the founder of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Author: Ada A. Whiddington

Ada Anne Fitzgerald Whiddington Go to person page >



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Hymns of the Christian Life #264

Rejoice Hymns #469

The Christian Life Hymnal #312


The Cyber Hymnal #4604

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Worship and Service Hymnal #348

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #372

Include 44 pre-1979 instances
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