What now is my object and aim?

What now is my object and aim?

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 59 hymnals

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1 What now is my object and aim?
What now is my hope and desire?
To follow the heavenly Lamb,
And after his image aspire;
My hope is all centered in thee:
I trust to recover thy love;
On earth thy salvation to see,
And then to enjoy thee above.

2 I thirst for a life-giving God;
A God that on Calvary dy'd;
A fountain of water and blood,
Which gush'd from Immanuel's side!
I gasp for the stream of thy love,
The spirit if rapture unknown;
And then to redrink it above,
Eternally fresh from the throne.


Source: Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #S131

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: What now is my object and aim?
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d618
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d228
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d925
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d932
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d932
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #539Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d648
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.) #319Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #319Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #371Page 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) #319Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #368Page Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d262
A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors #CVTextPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #CVPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #105Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #CVPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #254Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 2nd ed. #d163
A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 1st ed. #CXXXITextPage Scan
Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #S131TextPage Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d784
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #6Page Scan
Family and Social Melodies #d380
Free Methodist Hymnal #d668
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #S38Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #S38Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #500Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #802Page Scan
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons 3rd Am. from 9th London ed. #d253
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d234
Methodist Social Hymn Book #158Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #375ePage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #375ePage Scan
Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d265
Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d267
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.38Page Scan
Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d325
Supplement to the Advent and Sabbath Hymn Book #d84
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d455
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d860
The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #34bPage Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d1113
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 #339cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #656Page Scan
The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #66Page Scan
The Methodist Harmonist, containing a collection of tunes from the best authors, embracing every variety of metre, and adapted to the worship of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New ed. #168.319Page Scan
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d286
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d291
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #CIIPage Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d318
The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d906
The Spiritual Songster. lst ed. #d111
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #509Page 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 #509Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #509Page Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d601
The Wesleyan Psalmist, or Songs of Canaan: a collection of hymns and tunes designed to be used at camp-meetings, and at class and prayer meetings, and other occasions of social devotion #47bPage Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d604



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