Jesus, Out Of Our Hearts Remove

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Jesus, out of our hearts remove,
The bane of self-preferring love,
Which odious in Thy saints appear,
Most odious in Thy ministers;
Let each confess with humble shame,
I nothing have, I nothing am;
The least of saints with pity see,
The chief of sinners save in me!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11224

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, out of our hearts remove
Title: Jesus, Out Of Our Hearts Remove
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.8.8.8 D
Source: Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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