What now is my object and aim?

What now is my object and aim?

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: MASSASOIT
Published in 61 hymnals

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1 What now is my object and aim?
What now is my hope and desire?
To follow the heavenly Lamb,
And after his image aspire;
My hope is all centered in thee:
I trust to recover thy love;
On earth thy salvation to see,
And then to enjoy thee above.

2 I thirst for a life-giving God;
A God that on Calvary dy'd;
A fountain of water and blood,
Which gush'd from Immanuel's side!
I gasp for the stream of thy love,
The spirit if rapture unknown;
And then to redrink it above,
Eternally fresh from the throne.


Source: Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #S131

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: What now is my object and aim?
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d618

A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d228

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d925

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d932

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d932

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #539

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d648

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #371

A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d262

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #254

A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 2nd ed. #d163

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d784

Family and Social Melodies #d380

Free Methodist Hymnal #d668

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #S38

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #S38

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Hymns for Christian Melody #500

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #802

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons 3rd Am. from 9th London ed. #d253

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d234

Indian Melodies #101

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Methodist Social Hymn Book #158

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d265

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d267

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.38

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d325

Supplement to the Advent and Sabbath Hymn Book #d84

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d455

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d860

The Church Hymn Book #d1113

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #656

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The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #66

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d286

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d291

The Sacred Lyre #d318

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d906

The Spiritual Songster. lst ed. #d111

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #509

The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d601

Universalist Hymn Book #d604

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