Category Archives: Charles Wesley

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today

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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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Hark! The herald angels sing, Glory to the newborn King; Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled! Joyful, all ye nations rise, Join the triumph of the skies; With th’angelic host proclaim, Christ is born in Bethlehem! … Continue reading

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Come Then Thou Prophet Of The Lord

Charles Wesley wrote this as an Easter hymn based on the Lord’s appearance on the road to Emmaus. It is, I think, also a profound hymn for the Eucharist: Come then, Thou prophet of the Lord, Thou great interpreter divine, … Continue reading

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