Comfort, ye ministers of grace, Comfort, the people of your Lord

Comfort, ye ministers of grace, Comfort, the people of your Lord

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: REST (Bradbury)
Published in 88 hymnals

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1 Comfort, ye ministers of grace!
Comfort the people of your Lord;
Oh, lift ye up the fallen race,
And cheer them by the gospel word.

2 Go into every nation, go;
Speak to their trembling hearts, and cry,
Glad tidings unto all we show:
Jerusalem! thy God is nigh.

3 The glory of the Lord displayed
Shall all mankind together view;
And what his mouth in truth hath said,
His own almighty hand shall do.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #553

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Comfort, ye ministers of grace, Comfort, the people of your Lord
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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