Come, thou universal blessing

Come, thou universal blessing

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: LUX EOI
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 Come, Thou universal blessing,
Abraham’s long expected seed;
Perfect peace and joy unceasing
Thro’ the ransomed nations spread:
Devilish pride, and brutal passion,
Far from every heart remove;
Bless us with Thy full salvation,
Bless us with Thy heavenly love.

2 Happy is the man forgiven,
This let every sinner feel;
Taste in Thee his present heaven,
Pant for greater blessings still;
O that all anew created,
Might Thine image here retrieve;
Then to paradise translated,
In Thy glorious presence live!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9783

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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