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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Author: Charles Wesley



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Free Methodist Hymnal #d36

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #724

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d33

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #566

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #360

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

The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d34

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