1 With solemn faith we offer up
And spread before thy glorious eyes
That only ground of all our hope,
That all-sufficient sacrifice,
Which brings thy grace on sinners down,
And perfects all our souls in one.
2 Father, behold thy dying Son,
And hear the blood that speaks above;
On us let us all thy grace be shown,
Peace, righteousness and joy and love:
Thy kingdom come to every heart,
And all thou hast, and all thou art.
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 >
Display Title: With solemn faith we offer upFirst Line: With solemn faith we offer upTune Title: MEYRICK PARKAuthor: Charles Wesley, 1707-88Meter: 88 88 88Date: 1986Subject: Sacraments and Other Rites | Holy Communion