Strengthen the Weak Hands

Thou seest our weakness, Lord

Author: John Wesley (1739)
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: John Wesley

John Wesley, the son of Samuel, and brother of Charles Wesley, was born at Epworth, June 17, 1703. He was educated at the Charterhouse, London, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He became a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and graduated M.A. in 1726. At Oxford, he was one of the small band consisting of George Whitefield, Hames Hervey, Charles Wesley, and a few others, who were even then known for their piety; they were deridingly called "Methodists." After his ordination he went, in 1735, on a mission to Georgia. The mission was not successful, and he returned to England in 1738. From that time, his life was one of great labour, preaching the Gospel, and publishing his commentaries and other theological works. He died in London, in 17… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou seest our weakness, Lord
Title: Strengthen the Weak Hands
Author: John Wesley (1739)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

This is an excerpt from the longer hymn "Commit thou all thy griefs."

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #819

Family and Social Melodies #d354

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d731

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #683

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d506

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #819

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New Hymn and Tune book #215f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #215f

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d796

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The Heart and Voice #239e

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #643

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