Take, O Take Me As I Am

Author: John L. Bell

John Lamberton Bell (born 1949, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire) is a hymn-writer. A Church of Scotland minister, he is a member of the Iona Community, a broadcaster, and former student activist. He works throughout the world, often lecturing in theological colleges in the UK, Canada and the United States, but is primarily concerned with the renewal of congregational worship at the grass roots level. Bell studied at the University of Glasgow where in 1974 he was elected President of the Students' Representative Council. His election represented a significant development as it was the start of a few years' control by the left wing of the SRC. Bell was quite open about his Christian religious beliefs, wearing a wooden cross-shaped pendant. In 1977… Go to person page >

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First Line: Take, O take me as I am
Title: Take, O Take Me As I Am
Author: John L. Bell
Meter: 7.7.7.4
Language: English
Copyright: © 1995 Iona Community, admin. GIA Publications, Inc.; © 1995, The Iona Community, GIA Publications, Inc., agent

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #795Text
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Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #692
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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #619
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Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #45B(alt)Image
Sing! A New Creation #215TextImageAudio
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #524
Sing With Me #227Text