Adam descended from above. C. Wesley. [Lent.] First published in his Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 1044, but omitted from the 2nd ed., 1794. It was included in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, and is retained in the revised edition of 1875, No. 129 (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ix. p. 415). Another hymn by C. Wesley, beginning:—"Adam, descended from above, Thou only canst," &c, was published from his manuscript Hymns on the Four Gospels, in Poetical Works of J. and C. Wesley, 1868-72, vol. xi. p. 341, but it is not in common use.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)