My God, my God, to thee I cry

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1 My God, my God, to thee I cry;
Thee only would I know:
Thy purifying blood apply,
And wash me white as snow.

2 Touch me, and make the leper clean;
Purge my iniquity:
Unless thou wash my soul from sin,
I have no part in thee.

3 But art thou not already mine?
Answer, if mine thou art;
Whisper within, thou love divine,
And cheer my drooping heart.

4 Behold, for me the Victim bleeds--
His wounds are open wide;
For me the blood of sprinkling pleads,
And speaks me justified.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #397

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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AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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Instances (1 - 69 of 69)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d382
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d555
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d558
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d558
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #927Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d236
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d396
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.) #73Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #73Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #184Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #L179Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #144Page 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) #73Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #183Page Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d161
A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d173
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d175
A. M. E. C. Hymnal #364
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #225Page Scan
Beulah Songs: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Especially adapted to camp meetings, prayer and conference meetings, family worship, and all other assemblies where Jesus... #6Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d458
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #170Page Scan
David's Companion: being a choice selection of hymn and psalm tunes adapted to the words and measures in the Methodist Pocket Hymn-Book... #12bPage Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #249Page Scan
Free Methodist Hymnal #d397
General Baptist Hymn Book #d317
Gospel Tent Hymns #d114
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #765Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d341
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d336
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #765Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #615Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #615Page Scan
Hymn Service No.3 #d53
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #272Page Scan
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #225Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #425Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #425Page Scan
Hymns for Public Worship #128Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d314
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #442Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d707
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #140Page Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d524
Methodist Hymn-Book #277Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #21bPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #21bPage Scan
Redeemer's Praise: for the Sunday-school, church and family #48Page Scan
Sacred Hymns and Tunes: designed to be used by the Wesleyan Methodist Connection (or Church) of America #189Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d284
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #225Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d497
The Chapel Hymn Book #d241
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d458
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 #147cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #399Page Scan
The Quiver of Sacred Song, for use in Sunday School, Prayer Meetings, Gospel Meetings, etc. #102Page Scan
The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal: Revised: collected from various authors. Designed for the worship of God in all Christian churches. #I.30Page Scan
The Richard Allen A.M.E. Hymnal, with Responsive Scripture Readings. Rev. #d242
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #128dPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d653
The Sacred Lyre #d183
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #452Page Scan
The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d499
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #328Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #328Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #328Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #397TextPage Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d358



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