"All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away."
Fourteen years later, Charlotte’s brother, a pastor, was raising funds to build a school for children of poor clergymen. Charlotte longed to help, but felt useless, which led to deep spiritual conflict. She restated the Gospel in hymn verse, realizing that even then she was accepted “Just as I am.” Her hymn raised the most funds for the school and is now considered to have touched more hearts and influenced more people to accept Christ than any other song ever written.
Just as we are is enough for Jesus. He will always
"JUST AS I AM, WITHOUT ONE PLEA / BUT THAT THY BLOOD WAS SHED FOR ME... O LAMB OF GOD, I COME, I COME."
(CHARLOTTE ELLIOTT, 1835)
Bible In A Year
- Joshua 19-20
- Psalm 106
- Romans 5-6