Just as I am, without one plea (Henry Thomas Smart)

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-10-08).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 17 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From the Church Hymnary, 1929

General Information

Title: Just as I am, without one plea
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart
Tune: Misericordia
Lyricist: Charlotte Elliott

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 86

Language: English
Instruments: a cappella or Keyboard


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Original text and translations

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1. 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.

2. Just as I am, and waiting not
  To rid my soul of one dark blot,
  To Thee, whose blood can cleanse each spot,
  O Lamb of God, I come.

3. Just as I am, though tossed about
  With many a conflict, many a doubt,
  Fightings and fears within, without,
  O Lamb of God, I come.

4. Just as I am, poor, wretched, blind,
  Sight, riches, healing of the mind,
  Yea, all I need, in Thee to find,
  O Lamb of God, I come.

5. Just as I am, Thou wilt receive,
  Wilt welcome, pardon, cleanse, relieve,
  Because Thy promise I believe,
  O Lamb of God, I come.

6. Just as I am, Thy love unknown
  Has broken every barrier down,
  Now to be Thine, yea, Thine alone,
  O Lamb of God, I come.

7. Just as I am, of that free love
  The breadth, length, depth, and height to prove,
  Here for a season, then above,
  O Lamb of God, I come.