Take me now, Lord Jesus, take me, Let my youthful heart be thine; Thy devoted servant make me, Fill my soul with love divine. Let me do thy will, or bear it, I would know no will but thine; Shouldst thou take my life, or spare it, I that life to thee resign. July 23, , at Stratford in Essex, in which place he carried on business as a cooper for about 50 years. He died in Burton was a member of the Congregational body, and a Deacon of the Chapel where he attended, His contributions to hymnody began in , when he sent his first production to the Evangelical Magazine. He continued to contribute to that and other periodicals for many years, his signature in the former being "Essex, J. Burton no biographical information available about C. Meter :
Saviour, while my heart is tender, I would yield that heart to Thee; All my powers to Thee surrender, Thine and only Thine to be. Take me now, Lord Jesus, take me; Let my youthful heart be Thine; Thy devoted servant make me; Fill my soul with love divine. May this solemn consecration Never once forgotten be; Let it know no alteration, Registered, confirmed by Thee. Did you make this commitment and consecration of your life to the Lord as a young person? What would your evaluation be now? If you are a young person reading this, may you indeed find the joy that such a commitment can bring. If you are older, you can still surrender to the purposes God has for you and perhaps find new meaning in the coming days. John Burton, the author, spent much of his life working with young people and writing for them. He was born in Stratford, England, in and worked as a basketmaker and cooper barrel maker for about fifty years. He was a church deacon and a Sunday School teacher.
Saviour, While My Heart Is Tender
Cyberhymnal lists the hymn as written by John Burton Jr and provides six verses. The tunes listed are 8. D tune Hyfrydol offered as an alternative that joins the verses into three stanzas. In the Rejoice!
Someone or something always has his attention and focus. I guess I was just hoping there was way for it to work. When my husband and I were sealed, I finally understood why my Dad had been stressing this to me my entire life.