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Jesus, we thy promise claim

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Jesus, we thy promise claim;
We are met in thy dear name;
In the midst do thou appear,
Manifest thy presence here!
Sanctify us, Lord, and bless;
Breathe thy spirit, give thy peace;
Thou thyself within us move;
Make our feast a feast of love!

Give to us thy humble mind,
Patient, fearless, just and kind;
Meek and lowly let us be,
Full of goodness, full of thee.
Still, O Lord, our faith increase,
Give to us the fruits of peace,
Utterly abolish sin,
Write thy law of love within.

Hence may all our actions flow,
Love, the proof that Christ we know;
Mutual love the token be,
Lord, that we have walked with thee!
Love, thine image, love impart,
Stamp its impress on each heart,
Only love to us be given,
Lord, we ask no other heaven.

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #560

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, we thy promise claim
Author: Charles Wesley



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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #560

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #560

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d177

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d179

Christian Praise #d185

Faith Hymns #d78

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Faith Hymns (New ed.) #104

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #425

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #493

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #349

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a349

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Hymns and Tunes #415

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Hymns for Public Worship #542

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #389

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #389

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #552

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d588

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Hymns of the Church Universal #210

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d121

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Pilgrim Songs for the Sunday School #25

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Sacred Songs & Solos #384

Sacred Songs and Solos #384

Songs of Victory #d122

The Church Harp #d53

The Church Harp. Rev. ed. #d69

The Gospel Hymnal #d320

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The Harp #1140

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a1140

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #483

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