Category Archives: Charles Wesley

Depth Of Mercy! Can There Be

Depth of mercy! Can there be Mercy still reserved for me? Can my God His wrath forbear, Me, the chief of sinners, spare? I have long withstood His grace, Long provoked Him to His face, Would not hearken to His … Continue reading

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Forth In Thy Name, O Lord, I Go

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the 1867 edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern: Forth in Thy name, O Lord, I go, My daily labour to pursue; Thee, only Thee, resolved to know In all … Continue reading

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Christ The Lord Is Risen Today (Wesley)

Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia! Fought the fight, the battle won, … Continue reading

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Jesus Lover of My Soul

Jesus, lover of my soul, let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, while the tempest still is high. Hide me, O my Savior, hide, till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide; … Continue reading

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Love Divine All Loves Excelling

Love divine, all loves excelling, Joy of Heav’n to earth come down; Fix in us thy humble dwelling; All thy faithful mercies crown! Jesus, Thou art all compassion, Pure unbounded love Thou art; Visit us with Thy salvation; Enter every … Continue reading

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Hail The Day That Sees Him Rise

Hail the day that sees Him rise, Alleluia! To His throne above the skies, Alleluia! Christ, awhile to mortals given, Alleluia! Reascends His native heaven, Alleluia! There the glorious triumph waits, Alleluia! Lift your heads, eternal gates, Alleluia! Christ hath … Continue reading

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Father, Son And Holy Ghost In Solemn Power Come Down

Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, In solemn power come down! Present with Thy heavenly host, Thine ordinance to crown: See a sinful worm of earth! Bless to him the cleansing flood, Plunge him, by a second birth, Into the depths … Continue reading

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