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Take my moments, blessed Jesus

Take my moments, blessed Jesus

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [Take my moments, blessed Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Take my moments, blessed Jesus;
Keep them for me ev’ry day,
Till they grow with life and beauty;
Fill them with Thy praise alway.

Refrain:
Take my moments, keep them ever,
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee;
Use them, make each one a blessing
Garnered for eternity.

2 Keep them for Thy use, dear Saviour,
As they pass so swiftly by;
Let them shine thro’ years of service
With a glory from on high. [Refrain]

3 Just the moments, but they may be
Touched with God’s electric love,
Till they bear some flaming message
From the mercy-seat above. [Refrain]

Source: Consecrated Hymns #44

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Take my moments, blessed Jesus
Author: Lizzie DeArmond

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Consecrated Hymns #44

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The Sunday School Hymnal #174

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The Sunday School Hymnal #174

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