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402. O to Be Like Thee!

1 O to be like Thee! blessed Redeemer,
This is my constant longing and prayer.
Gladly I’ll forfeit all of earth’s treasures,
Jesus, Thy perfect likeness to wear.

Chorus:
O to be like Thee! O to be like Thee,
Blessed Redeemer, pure as Thou art!
Come in Thy sweetness, come in Thy fullness;
Stamp Thine own image deep on my heart.

2 O to be like Thee, full of compassion,
Loving, forgiving, tender and kind,
Helping the helpless, cheering the fainting,
Seeking the wand’ring sinner to find. (Chorus)

3 O to be like Thee! lowly in spirit,
Holy and harmless, patient and brave;
Meekly enduring cruel reproaches,
Willing to suffer, others to save. (Chorus)

4 O to be like Thee! while I am pleading,
Pour out Thy Spirit, fill with Thy love;
Make me a temple meet for Thy dwelling,
Fit me for life and heaven above. (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: O to be like Thee!
Title: O to Be Like Thee!
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Refrain First Line: O to be like Thee!
Language: English
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture:
Topic: Christ: Example; Humilty
Tune Information
Name: [O to be like Thee!]
Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick
Key: D♭ Major



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