Let Fierce, Horrific Kings Appear

Let fierce, horrific kings appear

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: FOSTER (P. C. Foster)
Published in 1 hymnal

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Let fierce, horrific kings appear,
And all their terrors show;
True Israelites disdain to fear
A stingless, baffled foe;
Tho’ seven times hotter than before
The torturing fires increase,
The Lord our God whom we adore
Can save His witnesses.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4480

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: Let fierce, horrific kings appear
Title: Let Fierce, Horrific Kings Appear
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Source: Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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