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Jesus, the all sustaining Word

Jesus, the all sustaining Word

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 54 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

Instances (1 - 54 of 54)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
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
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #450Page Scan
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 Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #125Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #125Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d263
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #169Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #155Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #L166Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #125Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #168Page Scan
A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors #CXIVTextPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #CXIVPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #114Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #CXIVPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #181Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 2nd ed. #d80
A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 1st ed. #LXVTextPage Scan
Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #S65TextPage Scan
Family and Social Melodies #d181
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #365Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d257
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #365Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #478Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #478Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #792Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #792Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d246
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #864Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #249Page Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d405
Methodist Hymn-Book #523Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #115cPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #115cPage Scan
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
The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #261Page Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #3210TextScoreAudio
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 #197bPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #616Page Scan
The Methodist Harmonist, containing a collection of tunes from the best authors, embracing every variety of metre, and adapted to the worship of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New ed. #34.125Page Scan
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #464
The Methodist Hymnal #331Page Scan
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d140
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d143
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #CXIPage Scan
The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal: Revised: collected from various authors. Designed for the worship of God in all Christian churches. #I.58Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d154
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