By Thee We Rise

Representative Text

1 Christ is ris'n, our Lord and King,
Let the whole creation sing;
Raise your joys and triumphs high;
Sing, ye heav'ns, let earth reply.

2 Vain the stone, the watch, the seal,
Christ the mighty, to conceal;
Death in vain forbids him rise,
He hath opened paradise.

3 Lead us, Lord, where thou hast led,
Thou, our High, exalted Head;
Made like thee, by thee we rise;
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies.

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #443

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: Christ is risen, our Lord and King
Title: By Thee We Rise
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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