Lion of Judah's Tribe, Draw Near

Lion of Judah’s tribe, draw near

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: GLADDEN (Harris)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Lion of Judah’s tribe, draw near,
Let all mankind Thy roarings hear,
Let all mankind revere Thy power;
Utter Thy voice, almighty Lord,
Pronounce the desolating word,
And thunder from Thy heav’nly tower!

2 Crown Thy impatient people’s hope,
And fill our faith and knowledge up,
The kingdom to Thy saints restore;
And when Thy church is filled with Thee,
Pure holiness Thy church shall be,
And sin shall never enter more.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11160

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: Lion of Judah’s tribe, draw near
Title: Lion of Judah's Tribe, Draw Near
Author: Charles Wesley
Source: Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #11160
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