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O Son of God and man, receive

O Son of God and man, receive

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: LAMBETH (Schulthes)
Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O Son of God and man, receive
This humble work of mine;
Worth to my meanest labor give
By blessing it with Thine.

2 Servant of all, to toil for man
Thou didst not, Lord, refuse;
Thy majesty did not disdain
To be employed for us.

3 In all I think, or speak, or do,
Let me show forth Thy praise,
Thy bright example still pursue
Through all my future days.

4 By faith through outward cares I go
From all distraction free;
My hands alone engaged below,
My spirit still with Thee.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #516

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 Son of God and man, receive
Author: Charles Wesley

Tune

LAMBETH (Schulthes)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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Timeline

Instances

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d556

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #86

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #516

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Hymns and Offices of Worship #49

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #49

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #222

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #107

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The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #222

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