O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me.@Isaiah 38:14

Albert B. Simpson (1843-1919).

Charles H. Forrest (1846-1925) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Albert B. Simpson (1843-1919)

I clasp the hand of love divine,
I claim the gracious promise mine,
And this eternal countersign,
I takeHe undertakes.

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I take Thee, blessèd Lord,
I give myself to Thee;
And Thou, according to Thy word,
Dost undertake for me.

I take salvation full and free,
Thro’ Him who gave His life for me,
He undertakes my all to be,
I takeHe undertakes.

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I take Him as my holiness,
My spirit’s spotless, heavenly dress,
I take the Lord, my righteousness,
I takeHe undertakes.

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I take the promised Holy Ghost,
I take the power of Pentecost,
To fill me to the uttermost,
I takeHe undertakes.

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I take Him for this mortal frame,
I take my healing thro’ His name,
And all His risen life I claim,
I takeHe undertakes.

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I simply take Him at His word,
I praise Him that my prayer is heard,
And claim my answer from the Lord,
I takeHe undertakes.

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