In every time and place

In every time and place

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: NEARER HOME (Woodbury)
Published in 21 hymnals

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1. In every time and place
Who serve the Lord most high,
Are called His sovereign will to embrace,
And still their own deny;
To follow His command,
On earth as pilgrims rove,
And seek an undiscovered land,
And house, and friends above.

2. Father, the narrow path
To that far country show;
And in the steps of Abraham’s faith
Enable me to go,
A cheerful sojourner
Where’er Thou bidd’st me roam,
Till, guided by Thy Spirit here,
I reach my heavenly home.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2971

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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