Jesus, At Whose Supreme Command

Jesus, at whose supreme command

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 100 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus, at whose supreme command,
We now approach to God;
Before us in Thy vesture stand,
Thy vesture dipped in blood.

2 The tokens of Thy dying love
O let us now receive,
And feel the quickening Spirit move,
And sensibly believe.

3 The cup of blessing, blest by Thee,
Let it Thy blood impart;
The bread Thy mystic body be,
And cheer each languid heart.

4 The living bread sent down from heaven,
In us vouchsafe to be.
The flesh for all the world is given,
And all may live by Thee.

Amen.

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #533

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: Jesus, at whose supreme command
Title: Jesus, At Whose Supreme Command
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

BELMONT (Gardiner)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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METROPOLITAN (Layton)


DEDHAM


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The Cyber Hymnal #11119
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