Ye faithful souls, who Jesus know

Ye faithful souls, who Jesus know

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: FESTUS
Published in 84 hymnals

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1 Ye faithful souls, who Jesus know,
If risen indeed with Him ye are,
Superior to the joys below,
His resurrection’s power declare,
Your faith by holy tempers prove,
By actions show your sins forgiven,
And seek the glorious things above,
And follow Christ your Head to Heaven.

2 There your exalted Savior see
Seated at God’s right hand again,
In all His Father’s majesty,
In everlasting pomp to reign:
To Him continually aspire,
Contending for your native place,
And emulate the angel choir,
And only live to love and praise.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9852

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: Ye faithful souls, who Jesus know
Author: Charles Wesley

Tune

FESTUS

FESTUS is an abridgement of a tune published in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704) as a setting for "O du Hüter Israel." The shortened tune was first published in the Bristol Tune Book (1863). The tune title presumably honors Festus, the Roman procurator of Judea (Ac…

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EFFINGHAM (15433)


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Instances

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Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #751
Small Church Music #1212Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #9852TextScoreAudio
Include 81 pre-1979 instances



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