Sanctified Affliction

Glory to thee, thou righteous God

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Glory to thee, thou righteous God;
Righteous, yet kind to me;
For under thy paternal rod,
Paternal love I see.

2 Though humbled in the lowest deep,
Thy gracious hand I bless;
And, thinking of thy love, I weep
For my unfaithfulness.

3 Thou dost in tenderness chastise,
And graciously reprove:
My father!--all within me cries--
Thy ways are truth and love.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #621

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 to thee, thou righteous God
Title: Sanctified Affliction
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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A Collection of Hymns #401

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #763

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Hymns for Church and Home #388

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #763

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New Hymn and Tune book #125f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #125f

The Church Hymn Book #d279

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The Heart and Voice #185e

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The Voice of Praise #621

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