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Who can worthily commend

Who can worthily commend

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: ORMESBY
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

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1 Who can worthily commend
Thy love unsearchable?
Love which made Thee condescend
Our curse and death to feel!
Thou, the one eternal God,
Who didst Thyself our ransom pay,
Hast with Thy own precious blood,
Washed all our sins away.

2 By the Spirit of our Head
Anointed priests and kings,
Conquerors of the world we tread
On all terrestrial things,
Sit in heavenly places down,
While yet we in the flesh remain,
Now, partakers of Thy throne,
Before Thy Father reign.

3 In Thy members here beneath
The Intercessor prays;
Here we in Thy Spirit breathe
The quintessence of praise;
Offer up our all to God,
And God beholds, with gracious eyes,
First the purchase of Thy blood,
And then our sacrifice.

4 "Jesus, let Thy kingdom come,"
Inspired by Thee, we pray;
Previous to the general doom,
The everlasting day!
Take possession of Thine own;
And let us then our Savior see
Glorious on Thy heav’nly throne,
Thro’ all eternity.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11718

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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Author: Charles Wesley

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