O Jesus, my rest, How unspeakably blest

O Jesus, my rest, How unspeakably blest

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 8 hymnals

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1 O Jesus, my rest,
How unspeakably lest
Is the sinner that comes, to be hid in thy breast!

2 I come at thy call,
At thy feet do I fall,
And believe and confess thee my God and my All.

3 Thou art Mary's good part,
The thing needful thou art,
The desire of my eyes, and the joy of my heart.

4 My comfort and stay,
My life, and my way,
My crown of rejoicing in that happy day.

5 Health, pardon and peace
In thee I possess;
I can have nothing more, I will have nothing less.

6 I stand in thy might,
I walk in thy light,
And all heaven I claim in thy God-giving right.

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

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: O Jesus, my rest, How unspeakably blest
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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