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Sweet Counsel

Representative Text

1 Glory be to God above,
God from whom all blessings flow;
Make we mention of his love,
Publish we his praise below:

2 Called together by his grace,
We are met in Jesus' name;
See with joy each other's face,
Followers of the bleeding Lamb.

3 More and more let love abound;
Let us never, never rest,
Till we are in Jesus found,
And of paradise possessed.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1029

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: Glory be to God above
Title: Sweet Counsel
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

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A Collection of Familiar and Original Hymns and Tunes #d28

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A Collection of Familiar and Original Hymns with New Meanings. 2nd ed. #21

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d164

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d235

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d236

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d236

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #871

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #696

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #433

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #480

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #526

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #313

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A Collection of Hymns #433

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A Collection of Hymns #476

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d62

Forest Songs for Chautauqua Assemblies #d16

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #409

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #409

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Hymn Service for the Sunday School #5

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #802

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #802

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Hymns and Sacred Poems #158

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d146

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d140

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Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends #LXXV

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d310

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d217

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Methodist Hymn-Book #769

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New Hymn and Tune book #343e

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New Hymn and Tune Book #343e

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Shook's Song Evangelist #81

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d192

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The Centenary Singer #207

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The Epworth Hymnal #260

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The Heart and Voice #315a

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #236

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1029

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