Lo in thy hand I lay

Lo in thy hand I lay

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 24 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Lo! in thy hand I lay,
And wait thy will to prove,
My Potter, stamp on me thy clay,
Thy only stamp of love!
Be this my whole desire,
I know that this is thine;
Then kindle in my soul a fire,
Which shall for ever shine.

2 Thy gracious readiness
To save mankind assert;
Thy image, love, thy name impress,
Thy nature on my heart!
Bowels of mercy, hear,
Into my soul come down;
Let it throughout my life appear,
That I have Christ put on.

3 O plant in me thy mind!
O fix in me thy home!
So shall I cry to all mankind,
Come to the waters come!
Jesus is full of grace;
To all his bowels move;
Behold in me, ye fallen race,
That God is only love!

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

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: Lo in thy hand I lay
Author: Charles Wesley



Instances (1 - 24 of 24)

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d340

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #153

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d279

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d153

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d152

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d253

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d158

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d161

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