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Come, holy, celestial Dove

Come, holy, celestial Dove

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: ZION (Milgrove)
Published in 42 hymnals

Full Text

1 Come, holy, celestial Dove!
And visit a sorrowful breast,
My burden of guilt to remove,
And bring me assurance and rest:
Thou only hast power to relieve
A sinner o'erwhelmed with his load,
The sense of acceptance to give,
And sprinkle his heart with the blood.

2 If, when I have put thee to grief,
And madly to folly returned,
Thy pity has been my relief,
And lifted me up as I mourned,
Most pitiful Spirit of grace
Relieve me again and restore;
My spirit in holiness raise,
To fall and to suffer no more.

3 If now I lament after God,
And pant for a taste of his love,
If Jesus hath bought thee with blood,
For me to receive from above,
Come, heavenly Comforter, come,
True witness of mercy divine!
And make me thy permanent home,
And seal me eternally thine.


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #262

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: Come, holy, celestial Dove
Author: Charles Wesley
Publication Date: 1788
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns; made from Different Authors and Collections for the English Lutheran Church in New York #d39
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d80
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d118
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d118
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d118
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #223Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d77
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #39Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #39Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #165Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #160Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #39Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #164Page Scan
A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors #XXXTextPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #XXXPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #30Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #XXXPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #251Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #266Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d58
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #239Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #239Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #421Page Scan
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons 3rd Am. from 9th London ed. #d46
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d39
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d103
Methodist Hymn-Book #313Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #365dPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #365dPage Scan
Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d41
Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d42
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d78
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #108Page Scan
Songs of the Spirit #d47
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d91
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #336bPage Scan
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #294
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d43
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d44
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #XXIVPage Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d53
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #262TextPage Scan
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