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It's ok with me!

All I have

Added 7th October 2007


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All I have, all I am, I lay down before your throne,
for this I seek; to see the glory of the Lord.
To live is Christ, to die is gain, I give my all to bring you fame,
I live for this; to see the glory of the Lord.

For your glory, for your glory,
let me live, let me live.
For your glory, for your glory,
let me live.

The things behind, I will leave, for I know I will receive
the final prize; to see the glory of the Lord.
I long to hear my Father say 'you have done well, you've kept the faith,
now enter in and see the glory of the Lord.'

This I pray for, this I long for,
this I hope for, this I live for.
This I pray for, this I long for,
to see your glory come on earth.

'All I have' was one of the first worship songs I wrote, and has been used with at least one different tune. It came out of a time when I was being challenged to live the whole of my life for God by Paul's attitude 'To live is Christ, to die is gain'. The verses reflect on that statement and similar ones elsewhere in the Bible, and the chorus is a simple heart-cry of response and commitment. This song was also published in Spring Harvest 2006/7.

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Good song
keela neumann at 13:01 on 3rd January 2016
still love this song, esp for this time of year!
Gavin Ball at 01:53 on 6th January 2014
I still love singing this song - one of my all time faves. Wonderful anthem of praise that makes any congregation feel three times the size! Thanks Matt
Jon King at 02:44 on 26th January 2013
This my number one Resound choice - I can imagine this in a 2000 seat venue - big sound big PA - everyone responding with one voice - love it!
Chris Franklin at 09:28 on 28th September 2011
Really useful response song - it's in our church repertoire ..
Judy Gresham at 10:01 on 19th September 2011
Gives people a real 'go for it' chorus in the context of great theology
Simon Bray at 08:16 on 19th September 2011
This is great for response times, we've used it a lot.
Sam Hargreaves at 06:16 on 26th August 2011