When, my Savior, shall I be

When, my Savior, shall I be

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: HOLLEY
Published in 105 hymnals

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1 When, my Saviour, shall I be
Perfectly conformed to thee?
Poor and vile in my own eyes,
Only in thy wisdom wise;

2 Only thee content to know,
Ignorant of all below;
Only guided by thy light,
Only mighty in thy might?

3 Fully in my life express
All the hights of holiness;
Sweetly let my spirit prove
All the depths of humble love.

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #187

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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