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Omnipotent, Lord, my Savior and king

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1 Omnipotent Lord, my Savior, and king,
Thy succor afford, thy righteousness bring;
Thy promises bind thee compassion to have,
O now let me find thee mighty to save.

2 Rejoicing in hope and patient in grief,
To thee I look up for certain relief;
I fear no denial, no danger I fear,
Nor start from the trial if Jesus is near.

3 I every hour in jeopardy stand,
But thou art my power and holdest my hand;
I wait--I am calling--thy succor I feel,
It saves me from falling, or plucks me from hell.

4 On Jesus my Savior I then will rely,
All evil before his presence shall fly;
When I find my Savior my fears shall depart,
And Jesus forever shall reign in my heart.

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians 1800

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: Omnipotent, Lord, my Savior and king
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English

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HANOVER (Croft)

William Croft (b. Nether Ettington, Warwickshire, England, 1678; d. Bath, Somerset, England, 1727) was a boy chorister in the Chapel Royal in London and then an organist at St. Anne's, Soho. Later he became organist, composer, and master of the children of the Chapel Royal, and eventually organist a…

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LAUDATE DOMINUM (Gauntlett)


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