That blessed law of thine

That blessed law of thine

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 16 hymnals

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That blessed law of Thine,
Father, to me impart;—
The Spirit’s law of life divine,
O, write it in my heart!

Implant it deep within,
Whence it may ne’er remove,—
The law of liberty from sin,
The perfect law of love.

Thy nature be my law,
Thy spotless sanctity,
And sweetly every moment draw
My happy soul to Thee.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #229

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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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #229Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #229Page Scan
Every Sabbath: a new collection of music adapted to the wants and capacities of Sunday-schools, the home circle and devotional gatherings #144ePage Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d660
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #329Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #341Page Scan
Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #342Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #348Page Scan
Hymnal Amore Dei #277Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #277Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #391Page Scan
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #110Page Scan
Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #t70Page Scan
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d684
The Gospel Hymnal #d567
The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d309



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