I ask the gift of righteousness, The sin subduing power

I ask the gift of righteousness, The sin subduing power

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: DOWNS (Mason)
Published in 63 hymnals

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1 I ask the gift of righteousness,
The sin-subduing power,
Power to believe, and go in peace,
And never grieve thee more.

2 I ask the blood-bought pardon sealed,
The liberty from sin,
The grace infused, the love revealed,
The kingdom fixed within.

3 Thou hear'st me for salvation pray,
Thou seest my heart's desire;
Make ready in thy powerful day,
Thy fullness I required.

4 My vehement souls cries out oppressed,
Impatient to be freed;
Nor can I, Lord, nor will I rest
Till I am saved indeed.

5 Art thou not able to convert,
Art thou not willing too,
To change this old rebellious heart,
To conquer and renew?

6 Thou canst, thou wilt, I dare believe:
So arm me with thy power,
That I to sin shall never cleave,
Shall never feel it more.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #459

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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Author: Charles Wesley

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors: for the use of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York #259

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d236

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d354

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d355

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d354

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #419

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d247

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d156

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d232

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #416

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #136

A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d103

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d200

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d126

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #202

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d321

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #342

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d226

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d199

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #342

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #378

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #378

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #698

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #698

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Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #202

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #535

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #535

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #537

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Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #178

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d335

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Methodist Hymn-Book #521

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d106

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d108

Select Hymns #d201

Spiritual Melodies #d135

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d153

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d186

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d305

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The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #170

The Chapel Hymn Book #d147

The Church Hymn Book #d426

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #465

The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d112

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d112

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d114

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #459

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Waves of Glory #216

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