Come, let us who in Christ believeAuthor: Charles Wesley
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1. Come, let us, who in Christ believe,
Our common Savior praise,
To Him with joyful voices give
The glory of His grace.
2. He now stands knocking at the door
Of every sinner’s heart;
The worst need keep Him out no more,
Or force Him to depart.
3. Through grace we hearken to Thy voice,
Yield to be saved from sin;
In sure and certain hope rejoice,
That Thou wilt enter in.
4. Come quickly in, Thou heavenly guest,
Nor ever hence remove;
But sup with us, and let the feast
Be everlasting love.
Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1005
Come, let us who in Christ believe. C. Wesley. [Praise to Christ.] Appeared in his Hymns on God's Everlasting Love, 2nd Series, Lond. 1741, No. 8, in 14 stanzas of 4 lines. In the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, stanzas i., xii., xiii., xiv. were given as No. 200. This cento has been repeated in various collections in Great Britain and America, and is the received form of the hymn. See Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1875, No. 208, and the American Methodist Episcopal Hymnal , 1878, No. 28 (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. iii. p. 64).
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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|Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #755||Come, let us, who in Christ believe||Come, let us, who in Christ believe||ATTERCLIFFE||Charles Wesley||1983|
|Small Church Music #6536||Attercliffe||Come let us, who in Christ believe||ATTERCLIFFE||Charles Wesley|
|The Cyber Hymnal #1005||Come, Let Us Who in Christ Believe||Come, let us, who in Christ believe||BELMONT||Charles Wesley||CM||<cite>Hymns on God's Everlasting Love</cite>, 2nd series, 1741|