Comfort, ye ministers of grace, Comfort, the people of your Lord

Comfort, ye ministers of grace, Comfort, the people of your Lord

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: REST (Bradbury)
Published in 86 hymnals

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1 Comfort, ye ministers of grace!
Comfort the people of your Lord;
Oh, lift ye up the fallen race,
And cheer them by the gospel word.

2 Go into every nation, go;
Speak to their trembling hearts, and cry,
Glad tidings unto all we show:
Jerusalem! thy God is nigh.

3 The glory of the Lord displayed
Shall all mankind together view;
And what his mouth in truth hath said,
His own almighty hand shall do.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #553

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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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors: for the use of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York #377Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d110
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d48
A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d49
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d156
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d157
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d156
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #254Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d87
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d109
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #459Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #459Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d71
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d110
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #365Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #494Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #459Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion #48Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #272Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship. 2nd ed. #d80
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion of the church of Christ: with an appendix of German hymns #48Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion, of the church of Christ (6th ed.) #48Page Scan
A Collection of Sacred Hymns, Adapted to the Faith and Views of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #d23
A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #269Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #CCLXIXPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, from the Most Approved Authors ... of the Church of Christ #d75
A. M. E. C. Hymnal #296
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #272Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #729Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d148
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #216Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d106
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #216Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #207Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #207Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #273Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #273Page Scan
Hymn Service No.3 #d13
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #272Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #926Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #926Page Scan
Hymns for All Christians #L18Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #637Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d106
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d101
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #209Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #84Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #547Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d140
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #547TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #547Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #547Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #547Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #547Page Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d148
Millennial Harp: designed for meetings on the second coming Christ (Improved ed.) #C53Page Scan
Millennial Harp: or, Second Advent Hymns: designed for the meetings on the second coming of Christ #M53Page Scan
Millennial Musings #d24
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #141fPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #141fPage Scan
Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d61
Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d61
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d93
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #411Page Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #396Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d39
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #251Page Scan
The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #14bPage Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d93
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #272Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d132
The Gospel Praise Book #d90
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #21bPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #290Page Scan
The Methodist Harmonist, containing a collection of tunes from the best authors, embracing every variety of metre, and adapted to the worship of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New ed. #242.459Page Scan
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d61
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d63
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #CCLXXXIVPage Scan
The Millennial Harp #d93
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #790Page Scan
The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal: Revised: collected from various authors. Designed for the worship of God in all Christian churches. #I.179Page Scan
The Richard Allen A.M.E. Hymnal, with Responsive Scripture Readings. Rev. #d81
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #553TextPage Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class and camp meetings, choirs and congregational singing #35Page Scan
The Wesleyan Sacred Harp: a collection of choice tunes and hymns for prayer class, and camp meetings, choirs, and congregational singing #35Page Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d87



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