JUST AS I AM

Composer: Joseph Barnby

Barnby was a composer, conductor and (like his father Thomas Barnby) an organist. He entered the choir of York Minster at age seven, and was an organist and choirmaster at twelve. In 1854 he went to London and entered the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied under Cipriani Potter and Charles Lucas. In 1856, he competed for the first Mendelssohn Scholarship. When the examinations were over, of the nineteen applicants, he was tied for first place with Arthur Sullivan. After a second test, Sullivan won. Barnby was organist at Mitcham, St. Michael’s, Queenhithe, and St. James’ the Less, Westminster, before he was appointed to St. Andrew’s, Wells Street, where he remained from 1863 to 1871, establishing the musical reputation of the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Joseph Barnby (1883)
Meter: 8.8.8.6.8.6
Incipit: 56175 12333 34321
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Just As I Am, Thine Own to Be

Just as I Am, Without One Plea

Just as I am, without one plea,
but that thy blood was shed for me,
and that thou bidd'st me come to thee,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

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O God of Mercy, God of Might

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #243
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The Cyber Hymnal #672
Text: Before Thy People, I Confess
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The Cyber Hymnal #1265
Text: Drawn to the Cross
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The Cyber Hymnal #3145
Text: I Waited for the Lord Most High
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The Cyber Hymnal #3462
Text: Just as I Am, Thine Own to Be
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Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #344

Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #312

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #243

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Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #387

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #458

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #714

Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #421

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Lutheran Service Book #560

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Lutheran Worship #356

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Lutheran Worship #397

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Revival Hymns and Choruses #430

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #324

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Small Church Music #91

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The Cyber Hymnal #672

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The Cyber Hymnal #1265

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The Cyber Hymnal #3145

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The Cyber Hymnal #3462

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #622

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نظم المرامير #352

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