Thou seest my feebleness

Thou seest my feebleness

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 62 hymnals

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Thou seest my feebleness;
Father! be Thou my power,
My help and refuge in distress,
My fortress and my tower!

Give me to trust in Thee;
Be Thou my sure abode;
My helm and sword and buckler be,
My Saviour and my God!

Myself I cannot save,
Myself I cannot keep;
But strength in Thee I surely have,
Whose eyelids never sleep.

My soul to Thee alone,
For always, I commend;
Thou lovest me, Father, as Thine own,
And lovest to the end.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #516

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: Thou seest my feebleness
Author: Charles Wesley

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #516

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #516

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d590

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d858

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d864

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d864

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #587

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d353

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d611

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d534

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #196

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d284

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #389

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d731

Family and Social Melodies #d353

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #483

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #583

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #391

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d529

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #483

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #438

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #438

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #556

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #556

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Hymns for Christian Melody #686

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Hymns for Public Worship #198

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d496

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #614

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Hymns of the Church Militant #271

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Hymns of the Church Universal #455

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Hymns of the Spirit #361

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1126

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #537

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #537

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #537

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #537

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #537

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #319

Spiritual Melodies #d312

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d367

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d893

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d433

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d415

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #340a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1077

The Village Hymn book #d272

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