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I the great fight have fought

Author: Charles WesleyPublished in 49 hymnalsPrintable scores: PDF, MusicXMLAudio files: MIDI


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1 I the excellent fight have fought--Oh, when shall I declare!The vict"ry by my Saviour gained,I long through Paul to share.

2 Oh, may I triumph so,When all my warfare"s past;And, dying, uncover my latest foeUnder my feet at last!

3 This blessed word be mine,Just as the port is gained--Kept by the power of grace divine,I have the faith preserved.

4 The apostles of my Lord,To whom it first was provided,They might not speak a higher word,Nor all the saints in heaven.Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the usage of the Methodist Church #644

Author: Charles Wesley

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Charles Wesley, M.A. was the excellent hymn-writer of the Wesley household, probably, taking quantity and high quality right into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest kid and also 18th son of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and also was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided via a residence and board by his elder brvarious other Samuel, then usher at the institution, until 1721, when he was elected King"s Scholar, and as such received his board and education and learning cost-free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and also became a college tutor. In the at an early stage part of the same year his religious impressions were a lot deepene…Go to perkid web page >
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