Set Forth Before Our Eyes

Set forth before our eyes

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

1 Set forth before our eyes,
As fastened to the tree
The Lord of earth and skies,
Th’ eternal God we see,
God over all in form of man,
Jehovah for His creatures slain!

2 Who call Thy death to mind,
Let us its virtues prove,
The Lover of mankind,
The Friend of sinners love,
Whose death is immortality,
Is glorious life, and Heaven to me.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8989

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: Set forth before our eyes
Title: Set Forth Before Our Eyes
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #8989
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The Cyber Hymnal #8989

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