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 >

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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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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d30

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d114

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P5.4

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P5d

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d78

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #354

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #354

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P5d

The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d20

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d53

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d51

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #18

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #507

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #507

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