Now, O God, thine own I am

Now, O God, thine own I am

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 18 hymnals

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1 Now, O God, thine own I am!
Now I give thee back thine own:
Freedom, friends, and health and fame,
Consecrate to thee alone:
Thine I live, thrice happy!
Happier still if thine I die.

2 Take me, Lord, and all my powers;
Take my mind and heart and will;
All my goods, and all my hours,
All I know, and all I feel,
All I think or speak or do--
Take my soul and make it new.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #599

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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A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d171

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Chapel Melodies #39

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1090

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad749

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #832

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #832

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #832

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #832

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #832

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The Academic Hymnal #208

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The Baptist Praise Book #858

The Book of Worship #d344

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #387

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #137a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d711

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #599

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