Arise, my soul, arise, Shake off thy guilty fearsAuthor: Charles Wesley (1742)
Tune: LENOX (Edson)
Published in 753 hymnals
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1 Arise, my soul, arise,
Shake off thy guilty fears,
The bleeding Sacrifice
In my behalf appears;
Before the throne my Savior stands:
My name is written on his hands.
2 He ever lives above,
For me to intercede;
With his redeeming love,
His precious blood to plead;
His blood was spilt for all our race,
And sprinkles now the throne of grace.
3 Five bleeding wounds he bears,
Received on Calvary;
They pour effectual prayers,
They strongly speak for me:
Forgive him, O forgive they cry!
Nor let that ransomed sinner die.
4 The Father hears him pray,
His dear anointed one;
He cannot turn away
The presence of his Son:
His Spirit answers to the blood,
And tells me I am born of God.
5 To God I'm reconciled,
His pardoning voice I hear:
He owns me for his child,
I can no longer fear:
With confidence I now draw nigh,
And Father, Abba Father! cry.
A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 1st ed., 1816
|First Line:||Arise, my soul, arise, Shake off thy guilty fears|
|Title:||Arise, My Soul, Arise|
|Author:||Charles Wesley (1742)|
Arise, my soul, arise, Shake off, &c. C. Wesley. [Christ the Mediator.] First published in Hymns & Sacred Poems, 1742, p. 264, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines and entitled "Behold the Man." (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ii. p. 323.) In 1780 it was included in the Wesleyan Hymn Book. as No. 194 in an unaltered form, and has been repeated in all subsequent editions (ed. 1875, No. 202). From the Wesleyan Hymn Book it has passed into all the collections of the Methodist bodies in all English-speaking countries, and also into many hymnals outside of Methodism both in Great Britain and America. It has also been rendered into various languages. One in Latin, by the Rev. B. Bingham:—"Surge, surge, Mens mea," is given in his Hymnologia Christiana Latina, 1871. Mr. Stevenson has collected in his Methodist Hymn Book Notes, 1883, numerous illustrations of the direct value which this hymn has been to many.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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|Instances (4)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Living Hymns #14||Arise, my soul, arise! Shake off thy guilty fears||[Arise, my soul, arise!]||1988|
|The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #199||Arise, my soul, arise||Arise, My Soul, Arise||Charles Wesley||Lewis Edson||184.108.40.206.8.8 with repeat||LENOX||A Flat Major||1986|
|The Worshiping Church #483||Arise, my soul, arise||Arise, My Soul, Arise||Charles Wesley||Lewis Edson||220.127.116.11.8.8.8||Hebrews 7:25; 1 Timothy 2:5; Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 1:14; Luke 22:42||LENOX||A Flat Major||English||1990|
|Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #305||Arise, my soul, arise||Arise, My Soul, Arise||Charles Wesley||Louis Edson||18.104.22.168.8.8.8||Hebrews 7:25; 1 John 2:1-2||LENOX||A Flat Major||English||1990|