Jesus, united by thy grace

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1 Jesus, united by your grace,
and each to each endeared,
with confidence we seek your face,
and know our prayer is heard.

2 Help us to see in each a friend,
each other's cross to bear,
let all their friendly aid extend,
and feel the other's care.

3 Up into you, our living head,
let us in all things grow,
till you have made us free indeed
and faithful here below.

4 Drawn by the lodestone of your love,
let all our hearts unite;
let us toward each other move,
and move toward your light.

Source: Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #591

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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