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Let All Adore The Immortal King

Let all adore the immortal King

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: ST. ETHELDREDA
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
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1 Let all adore the immortal King,
Maker of Heaven and earth;
Angels and men, rejoice and sing,
At our Immanuel’s birth.

2 A son is born, a child is given,
That mortals, born again,
May in the new-made earth and Heaven,
With God for ever reign.

3 Father, Thy heavenly voice I own,
Thy gracious majesty:
Thro’ Jesus Thy belovèd Son,
Thou art well pleased with me!

4 But our whole race to Christ unite
And by Thy Spirit joined,
Thou wilt eternally delight
In all Thy ransomed kind.

5 Salvation from our sins we found,
Thro’ Jesu’s grace forgiven;
And Jesu’s grace doth more abound,
And makes us meet for Heaven.

6 The hallowing virtue of Thy name,
Our spotless souls shall prove;
And to the utmost saved, proclaim
Our Lord’s almighty love.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10938

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Let all adore the immortal King
Title: Let All Adore The Immortal King
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Hymns for the Nativity of Our Lord (London: William Strahan, 1745)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. ETHELDREDA

Thomas Turton (b. Hatfield, Yorkshire, England, 1780; d. Westminster, Middlesex, England, 1864) composed ST. ETHELDREDA in 1860; it was published in James Turle's Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship (1863). Educated at Catharine Hall, Cambridge, England, Turton became a professor of mathematics at C…

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The Cyber Hymnal #10938
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