Gracious soul, to whom are given. C. Wesley. [Resignation.] Appeared in the Hymns & Sacred Poems, 1740, in 11 stanzas of 6 lines, And based on the words, "Blessed are they that mourn." (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. i. p. 330.) As given in the American Methodist Episcopal Hymnal, 1878, No. 487, it is composed of stanzas i., ii., vii., iii., in the order named. The cento, "Human soul, to whom are given," in the American Unitarian Hymns of the Spirit, 1864, is also from this hymn.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 2 of 2)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #487||Gracious soul, to whom are given||Gracious soul, to whom are given||Charles Wesley||1878|
|Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #487||Christ comforting mourners||Gracious soul, to whom are given||Charles Wesley||7, 6.||1891||Christ | Compassion of; Christ | Counselor; Christ | Gentleness; Comfort for mourners | ; Cross and Crown | ; Saints | Encouraged; Saints | Longing for entire sanctification; Sinners | Exhorted|