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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First Line: Jesus Christ, who stands between
Author: Charles Wesley

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Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d242

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #434

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New Hymn and Tune book #339d

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New Hymn and Tune Book #339d

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d347

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The Heart and Voice #309c

The Philharmonia #d222

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #462

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The Tribute of Praise #462

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The Tribute of Praise #462

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The Voice of Praise #440

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