Jesus, let all thy lovers shine

Jesus, let all thy lovers shine

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 11 hymnals

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1. Jesus, let all Thy lovers shine,
Illustrious as the sun;
And, bright with borrowed rays divine,
Their glorious circuit run.

2. Beyond the reach of mortals, spread
Their light where’er they go;
And heavenly influences shed
On all the world below.

3. As giants may they run their race,
Exulting in their might;
As burning luminaries, chase
The gloom of hellish night.

4. As the great sun of righteousness,
Their healing wings display;
And let their luster still increase
Unto the perfect day.


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3354

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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First Line: Jesus, let all thy lovers shine
Author: Charles Wesley

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NATIVITY (Lahee)

Henry Lahee (b. Chelsea, London, England, 1826; d. Croydon, London, 1912) composed NATIVITY, which was first published in 1855 and set to a nativity hymn (thus the tune's title), "High let us swell our tuneful notes," by Philip Doddridge (PsH 335). Because NATIVITY was published with Isaac Watts' (P…

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