Omnipotent Redeemer. Charles Wesley* (1707-1788).
This hymn was not printed in Wesley’s life-time. It was published from the manuscript by George Osborn in The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-72), XII. 387. It was No. 21 of a set of ‘Hymns on the Acts of the Apostles’, in three stanzas:
Omnipotent Redeemer , Our ransomed souls adore thee: Whate’er is done Thy work we own, And give thee all the glory; With thankfulness acknowledge Our time of visitation; Thine hand confess, And gladly bless The God of our salvation.
Thou hast employed thy servants, And blessed their weak endeavours, And lo, in thee We myriads see Of practical believers;...
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