Category Archives: Charles Wesley

Sons Of Men, Behold From Far

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for Epiphany. Sons of men, behold from far, Hail the long-expected … Continue reading

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O Love Divine, How Sweet Thou Art!

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Love Divine, how sweet Thou art! When shall I find my willing heart All taken up by Thee? I thirst, I faint, I die to prove … Continue reading

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Soldiers Of Christ, Arise

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Soldiers of Christ, arise, And put your armour on, Strong in the Strength which God supplies Through His Eternal Son. Strong in the Lord of Hosts, And … Continue reading

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Let Saints On Earth In Concert Sing

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Let saints on earth in concert sing With those whose work is done; For all the servants of our King In heaven and earth are one. One … Continue reading

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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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