How Can The Brethren Testify?

How can the brethren testify

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: [Jesus, and may I work for Thee]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

How can the brethren testify
That the true faith resides in me?
On Christ if I indeed rely,
The fruits of grace will show the tree,
And all my life and actions prove
The principle of humble love.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11686

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 >

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First Line: How can the brethren testify
Title: How Can The Brethren Testify?
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #11686
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