All praise to our redeeming Lord

All praise to our redeeming Lord. Charles Wesley* (1707-1788). Entitled ‘At Meeting of Friends’ and first published in Hymns for those that seek and those that have Redemption in the Blood of Jesus Christ (1747), in three 8-line stanzas. The hymn was reprinted in Hymns for those to whom Christ is All in All (1761). Though John Wesley did not include it in A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the People called Methodists (1780), it was added in a revised edition of that book in 1800-01 in six 4-line stanzas, in which form it has appeared in most subsequent Methodist hymnbooks. The original line 13, ‘E’en now we speak, and think the same’, was amended to ‘E’en now we think, and speak the...

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