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Suffering Son of man, be near me

Suffering Son of man, be near me

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 19 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Suff'ring Son of Man, be near me,
In my suff'rings to sustain;
In my sorer griefs to cheer me
By Thy more than mortal pain.
Call to mind that unknown anguish
In Thy days of flesh below,
When Thy troubled soul did languish
Under a whole world of woe.

2 By Thy fainting in the garden,
By Thy dreadful death, I pray,
Write upon my heart Thy pardon,
Take my sins and fears away.
By the travail of Thy Spirit,
By Thine outcry on the tree,
By thine agonizing merit,
Gracious Lord, remember me!

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #93

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: Suffering Son of man, be near me
Author: Charles Wesley

Tune

WESTWOOD


O DU LIEBE MEINER LIEBE (Thommen)

Originally a folk song ("Sollen nun die grünen Jahre") dating from around 1700, O DU LIEBE MEINER LIEBE was used as a hymn tune in the Catholic hymnal Bambergisches Gesangbuch (1732). The tune name is the incipit of the text to which it was set in Johann Thommen's Erbaulicher Musicalischer Christen…

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GETHSEMANE (Swedish)


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Asaph #d249

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Church Book #171

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Church Book #171

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #81

Hymn Service No.3 #d80

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Hymnal and Order of Service #56

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Hymnal #56

Soendagsskol-Bok, innehallande, Liturgi, Laesordning, och Sanger #d261

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #860

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The Book of Worship #166

The Choralist #d321

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #93

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #93

The Hymnal of the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. Text ed. #d539

The Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Congregations #d444

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #176

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #362a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d966

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