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Take my life

Added 12th January 2015


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Take my life and let it be
dedicated to your praise,
Lord I freely give to you
every moment of my days.

Take my hands to show your love
for the broken and the lost
guide my feet to follow Christ
in the shadow of the cross.

Take my voice and let me sing,
always only for my King.
Take my lips and may they always
bring you praise

I’m all yours,
I’m all yours, my Lord
all I am, every part.
I’m all yours,
I’m all yours, my Lord
take my life,
take my heart.

Take the things that I possess
I surrender all I own.
Lord, I give my every thought
to be ruled by Christ alone

For years I have loved the raw passion and unconditional commitment of the traditional hymn "Take my life", but have struggled to make it work musically alongside more contemporary songs. The first attempt I made to rework the lyrics into a modern format was about fifteen years ago! I hope this most recent attempt keeps the original sentiment of the hymn alive, while giving it a new lease of life in different contexts. 

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Teresa Sczesniak at 00:56 on 18th November 2015
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Beth Ellershaw at 13:53 on 12th January 2015