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Jesus, we thus obey

Jesus, we thus obey

Author: Charles Wesley
Communion Songs
Published in 92 hymnals

Full Text

1 Jesu, we thus obey
Thy last and kindest word,
Here in thine own appointed way
We come to meet our Lord.

2 The way thou hast enjoin'd
Thou wilt therein appear:
We come with confidence to find
Thy special presence here.

3 Whate'er th' Almighty can
To pardon'd sinners give,
The fulness of our God made man
We here with Christ receive.

Source: A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors #CCXXX

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 >



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #307aPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #307bPage Scan
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #477
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #614
Singing the Faith #590
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #508
Include 86 pre-1979 instances
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