The day of Christ, the day of God

The day of Christ, the day of God

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: BRYAN (Everett)
Published in 29 hymnals

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1 The day of Christ, the day of God
We humbly hope with joy to see,
Washed in the sanctifying blood
Of an expiring Deity.

2 Who did for us His life resign,
There is no other God but One,
For all the plenitude divine
Resides in the incarnate Son.

3 Spotless, sincere, without offense
O may we to His day remain,
Who trust the blood of God to cleanse
Our souls from every sinful stain.

4 Lord, we believe the promise sure:
The purchased Comforter impart,
Apply Thy blood to make us pure,
To keep us pure in life and heart.

5 Then let us see that day supreme,
When none the Godhead shall deny,
Thy sovereign majesty blaspheme,
Or count Thee less than the Most High.

6 When all who Thee their God believe,
Who here Thy last appearing love
Shall Thy consummate joy receive,
And see Thy glorious face above.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12131

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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Author: Charles Wesley

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