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Rejoice evermore With angels above

Rejoice evermore With angels above

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 40 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Rejoice evermore
With angels above,
In Jesus's power,
In Jesus's love;
With glad exaltation
Your triumph proclaim,
Ascribing salvation
To God, and the Lamb.

2 Thou, Lord, our relief
In trouble hast been,
Hast saved us from grief,
Hast saved us from sin,
The power of thy Spirit
Can set our hearts free:
And we shall inherit
All fulness in thee.

3 All fulness of peace,
All fulness of joy,
And spiritual bliss
That never can cloy,
To us it is given
In Jesus to know,
A kingdom of heaven,
A heaven below.

4 No longer we join
Where sinners invite,
Nor envy the swine
Their brutish delight;
Their joy is all sadness,
Their mirth is all vain,
Their laughter is madness,
Their pleasure is pain.

5 O may they at last
With sorrow return,
The pleasure to taste,
For which they were born!
Our Jesus receiving,
Our happiness prove,
The joy of believing,
The heaven of love.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

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: Rejoice evermore With angels above
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English



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