Angels our march oppose

Angels our march oppose

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 13 hymnals

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1 Angels our march oppose,
Who still in strength excel--
Our secret, sworn, eternal foes,
Countless, invisible;
From thrones of glory driven,
By flaming vengeance hurled,
They throng the air, and darken heaven,
And rule this lower world.

2 But shall believers fear?
But shall believers fly?
Or see the bloody cross appear,
And all their powers defy?
By all hell's host withstood;
We all hell's host o'erthrow;
And, conq'ring them through Jesus' blood,
We on to conquer go.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #641

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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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Free Methodist Hymnal #d36
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #724Page Scan
Hymns, Principles of Faith, Church Order, and Divine Services, or Occasional liturgy; for the use of Messiah's Church #9Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #223fPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #223fPage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d33
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #212cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #566Page Scan
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #360Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #360Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #360Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #641TextPage Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d34



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