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The Pure In Heart Shall See God

Savior, on me the grace bestow

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: BREMEN (Hastings)
Published in 33 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Saviour, on me the grace bestow,
That with thy children I may know
My sins on earth forgiven;
Give me to prove the kingdom mine,
And taste, in holiness divine,
The happiness of heaven!

2 Me with that restless thirst inspire,
That sacred, infinite desire,
And feast my hungry heart:
Less than thyself can not suffice;
My soul for all thy fullness cries,
For all thou hast and art.

3 Mercy who show shall mercy find:
Thy pitiful and tender mind
Be, Lord, on me bestowed;
So shall I still the blessing gain,
And to eternal life retain
The mercy of my God.

4 Jesus, the crowning grace impart:
Bless me with purity of heart;
That now beholding thee,
I soon may view thy open face,
On all thy glorious beauties gaze,
And God forever see.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #456

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: Savior, on me the grace bestow
Title: The Pure In Heart Shall See God
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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