Jesus Christ, who stands between

Jesus Christ, who stands between

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 11 hymnals

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1 Jesus Christ, who stands between
Angry heaven and guilty men,
Undertakes to buy our peace;
Gives the covenant of grace;
Ratifies and makes it good;
Signs and seals it with his blood.

2 Life his healing blood imparts,
Sprinkled in our peaceful hearts;
Abel's blood for vengeance cried,
Jesus speaks us justified;
Speaks and calls for better things;
Makes us prophets, priests, and kings.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #440

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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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d242
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #434Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #339dPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #339dPage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d347
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #309cPage Scan
The Philharmonia: a collection of tunes, adapted to public and private worship, containing tunes for all the hymns in the English Mennonite Hymn Book, the Gemeinschaftliche ... = Die Philharmonia... #d222
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #462Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #462Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #462Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #440TextPage Scan



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