His Service is Perfect Freedom

Behold, I come with joy to do

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: WILLOW DALE
Published in 15 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Behold, I come with joy to do
Title: His Service is Perfect Freedom
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #807

Faith Hymns #d11

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Faith Hymns (New ed.) #42

Free Methodist Hymnal #d58

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #807

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New Hymn and Tune book #61e

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New Hymn and Tune Book #61e

Revival Hymns #d9

Songs of Victory #d16

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d59

The Chapel Hymn Book #d39

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #297

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The Heart and Voice #130a

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #652

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #394

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