Messiah, full of grace

Messiah, full of grace

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: SARAH (Arnold)
Published in 16 hymnals

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1 Messiah, full of grace
Redeemed by thee we plead
The promise made to Abraham's race
To souls for ages dead.

2 Their bones are quite dried up
Throughout the vale appear;
Cut of and lost their last faint hope
To see thy Kingdom here.

3 Open their graves, and bring
The outcasts forth to own
Thou art their Lord, their God and King
Their true anointed One.

4 To save the race forlorn
Thy glorious arm display;
And show the world a nation born,
A nation in a day!

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

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: Messiah, full of grace
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English

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