698. Take, O Take Me as I Am

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Text Information
First Line: Take, O take me as I am
Title: Take, O Take Me as I Am
Author: John L. Bell
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.7.7.4
Scripture: Psalm 45; 2 Corinthians 1:22; Ephesians 1:13-14; Ephesians 4:30; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; 2 Timothy 2:19
Topic: Christian Year: Lent; Commitment; Dedication and Stewardship
Language: English
Copyright: © 1995 WGRG, Iona Community (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)
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Name: TAKE ME AS I AM
Composer: John L. Bell (1995)
Meter: 7.7.7.4
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: © 1995 WGRG, Iona Community (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)


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The brevity of this text and tune invite repeated singing, either as a sustained chain of sound or as a sung response in a series of prayers. It offers a more reflective approach to the same theme of self-dedication evident in older hymns such as “Just as I Am” (see no. 442).


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