Rise Every Soul In Jesus' Name

Rise every soul in Jesus’ name

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: KENT (Stanley)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Rise every soul in Jesus’ name,
Who after Him aspires;
The wonders of His love proclaim,
And praise Him in the fires.

2 Amidst impending plagues and woes,
Extol His saving power:
Earth hath not yawned on us to close,
Or opened to devour.

3 Howe’er the wisdom of our God
With us tomorrow deal,
We were not yesterday destroyed,
We now are out of hell.

4 Wherefore our lives shall show His praise,
Long as our lives are giv’n,
Or snatched from earth obtain a place
Immoveable in Heav’n.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8934

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: Rise every soul in Jesus’ name
Title: Rise Every Soul In Jesus' Name
Author: Charles Wesley
Source: Hymns Occasioned by the Earthquake, March 8, 1750 Part 2 (London: Strahan, 1750)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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