Jesus, the all sustaining Word

Jesus, the all sustaining Word

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 55 hymnals

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1 Jesus, the all sustaining Word,
My fallen spirit's hope,
After thy lovely likeness, Lord,
O when shall I wake up?

2 Thou, O my God, thou only art
The life, the truth, the way;
Quicken my soul, instruct my heart,
My sinking footsteps stay.

3 Of all thou hast in earth below,
In heaven above to give,
Give me thine only self to know,
In thee to walk and live.

4 Fill me with all the life of love,
In mystic union join
Me to thyself, and let me prove
The fellowship divine.

5 Open the intercourse between
My longing soul and thee,
Never to be broke off again
Through all eternity.

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the use of Christians. 1st Ed., 1816

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, the all sustaining Word
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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Instances (1 - 55 of 55)

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d290

A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d114

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d432

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d433

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d431

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #450

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d182

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d301

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d263

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #169

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #155

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A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #CXIV

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #181

A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 2nd ed. #d80

Family and Social Melodies #d181

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #365

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d257

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #365

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #478

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #478

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #792

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #792

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d246

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #864

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d405

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Methodist Hymn-Book #523

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d135

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d137

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d224

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The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #261

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The Cyber Hymnal #3210

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #616

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #464

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The Methodist Hymnal #331

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d140

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d143

The Sacred Lyre #d154

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