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Lord, On Me, Even Me, Confer

Full Text

Lord, on me, even me, confer
Contrite spirit of faith and prayer;
Give me eyes, my Lord, my God,
Him whom I have pierced to see,
Bearing all my sinful load,
Pouring out His blood for me!

They who see must surely feel
O what piteous spectacle!
Stone to flesh the sight doth turn!
Yes, I share Thy dying smart,
Now I look on Thee and mourn,
Now I give Thee all my heart.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11145

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: Lord, on me, even me, confer
Title: Lord, On Me, Even Me, Confer
Author: Charles Wesley (1762, alt.)
Source: Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762)
Language: Latin
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ARFON (Minor)

ARFON is originally a six-phrase Welsh folk tune in minor tonality entitled 'Tros y Garreg." Named for a district on the mainland of northern Wales opposite Mon and Anglesey, the tune was published in Edward Jones's Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784). In the later nineteenth century ARFON was associa…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11145
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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