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Behold us, Lord, with humble fear

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 us, Lord, with humble fear
Author: Charles Wesley

Tune

EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #16Page Scan
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d30
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d114
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P5.4Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P5dPage Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d78
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #18Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #507Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #507Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #354Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #354Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P5dPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d111
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P5dPage Scan
The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d20
The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d53
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d51
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #7Page Scan



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