The power to bless my house

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1 The power to bless my house
Belongs to God alone;
Yet rendering him my constant vows,
He sends his blessings down.

2 Shall I not then engage
My house to serve the Lord,
To search the soul-converting page,
And feed upon his word?

3 To ask, with faith and hope,
The grace which he supplies,
In prayer and praise to offer up
Their daily sacrifice?

4 Saviour of men! incline
The hearts which thou hast made,
Which thou hast bought with love divine,
To ask thy promised aid.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #712

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: The power to bless my house
Author: Charles Wesley

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #712

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