The Paradise of Love

O Jesus, at thy feet we wait

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 61 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 O Jesus, at thy feet we wait
Till thou shalt bid us rise,
Restored to our unsinning state,
To love's sweet paradise.

2 Since thou wouldst have us free from sin,
And pure as those above,
Make haste to bring thy nature in,
And perfect us in love.

3 The counsel of thy love fulfill,
Come quickly, gracious Lord!
Be it according to thy will,
According to thy word.

4 Oh, that the perfect grace were given,
The love diffused abroad!
Oh, that our hearts were all a heaven,
For ever filled with God!

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #471

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: O Jesus, at thy feet we wait
Title: The Paradise of Love
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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