I’m Trying to Be like Jesus

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Lyrics

  1. 1. I’m trying to be like Jesus;
    I’m following in his ways.
    I’m trying to love as he did, in all that I do and say.
    At times I am tempted to make a wrong choice,
    But I try to listen as the still small voice whispers,
  2. “Love one another as Jesus loves you.
    Try to show kindness in all that you do.
    Be gentle and loving in deed and in thought,
    For these are the things Jesus taught.”
  3. 2. I’m trying to love my neighbor;
    I’m learning to serve my friends.
    I watch for the day of gladness when Jesus will come again.
    I try to remember the lessons he taught.
    Then the Holy Spirit enters into my thoughts, saying:
  4. “Love one another as Jesus loves you.
    Try to show kindness in all that you do.
    Be gentle and loving in deed and in thought,
    For these are the things Jesus taught.”
  5. Words and music: Janice Kapp Perry, b. 1938
    © 1980 by Janice Kapp Perry. This song may be copied for incidental, noncommercial church or home use.
Book
Children's Songbook
Page Number
78
Music
Janice Kapp Perry, 1938–.
Text
Janice Kapp Perry, 1938–.
Scriptures
John 13:15, 34
Topic
Choice, Commitment, Friends, Holy Ghost, Jesus Christ—Example, Jesus Christ—Second Coming, Kindness, Love, Morality, Service
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Ku Mau Jadi S’perti Yesus
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Cebuano
Maninguha Kong Mahimong Mahisama Kang Jesus
40
Dansk
Jeg prøver at bli’ som Jesus
40
Deutsch
Ich möchte so sein wie Jesus (Liederbuch für Kinder)
40
Español
Yo trato de ser como Cristo (Canciones para niños)
40
Français
Jésus-Christ est mon modèle (Recueil de Chants pour les enfants)
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Gagana Samoa
O Loo Ou Taumafai e Avea e Pei o Iesu
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Latviešu Valoda
Es pūlos būt tāds kā Jēzus
40
Lea Fakatonga
ʻOku ou Feinga ke Hangē ko Sīsuú
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Lietuvių Kalba
Aš stengiuosi būt kaip Jėzus
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Magyar
Én Jézust fogom követni
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Norsk
Jeg prøver å ligne Jesus
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Português
Eu Quero Ser Como Cristo (Música para Crianças)
40
Q'eqchi'
Chinwanq raj joʼ li Jesus
40
Suomi
Kuin Jeesus mä olla tahdon
40
Svenska
Jag vill gärna likna Jesus
40
Tagalog
Sinisikap Kong Tularan si Jesus
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Русский
Я быть, как Иисус, стараюсь (Сборник песен для детей)
40
Українська
На Господа схожим бути
40
ภาษาไทย
ฉันพากเพียรเป็นเหมือนพระเยซู
40
한국어
주 예수를 닮으려고 (어린이 노래책)
40
中文
我願效法耶穌基督
40
 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performance

Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Perform an arrangement of this hymn.