O Thou that wouldst not have

O Thou that wouldst not have

Author: Charles Wesley (1763)
Published in 46 hymnals

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1 O Thou who wouldst not have
One wretched sinner die,
Who diedst Thyself, my soul to save
From endless misery!
Teach me my course to run,
While yet I sojourn here,
That when Thou comest on Thy throne
I may with joy appear.

2 Thou art Thyself the Way,
Thyself in me reveal;
So shall I pass my life's short day
Obedient to Thy will;
So shall I love my God,
Because He first loved me,
And praise Thee in Thy bright abode,
Through all eternity.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #338

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 >

Text Information

First Line: O Thou that wouldst not have
Author: Charles Wesley (1763)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Notes: C. Wesley, a.
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d639
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d643
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d642
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #675Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d274
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #551bPage 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) #551bPage Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d193
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #391Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #246cPage Scan
Book of Hymns for the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Wisconsin and Other States #d203
Book of Hymns for the joint Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and other states #d202
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #304TextPage Scan
Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #382TextPage Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #361Page Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #361TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #d352
Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #270TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #338TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d271
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #604Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #604Page Scan
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #391Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d366
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #271Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d372
Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #360Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #393Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #261Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #279Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #425Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #245ePage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #245ePage Scan
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d623
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d331
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #391Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d594
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #170Page Scan
The Book of Worship #210Page Scan
The Devotional Chimes: a choice collection of new and standard hymns and tunes, adapted to all occasions of social worship, family devotions, and congregational singing #203cPage Scan
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 #238cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #345Page Scan
The Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Congregations #d378
The New Hymn Book: a Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #265Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #236aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d809



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