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IId HYMN to CHRIST the King.

I.
1 JESU, Thou art our King,
2 To Me thy Succour bring.
3 CHRIST the Mighty One art Thou,
4 Help for All on Thee is laid:
5 This the Word; I claim it Now,
6 Send me now the Promis'd Aid.
II.
7 High on thy Father's Throne,
8 O look with Pity down!
9 Help, O help! attend my Call,
10 Captive lead Captivity,
11 King of Glory, Lord of All,
12 CHRIST, be Lord, be King to Me!
III.
13 I pant to feel thy Sway
14 And only Thee t' obey.
15 Thee my Spirit gasps to meet,
16 This my one, my ceaseless Pray'r,
17 Make, O make my Heart thy Seat,
18 O set up thy Kingdom there!
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IV.
19 Triumph and reign in Me,
20 And spread thy Victory:
21 Hell and Death, and Sin controul,
22 Pride, and Self, and ev'ry Foe,
23 All subdue; thro' all my Soul
24 Conqu'ring and to conquer go.

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Title (in Source Edition): IId HYMN to CHRIST the King.
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Hymns and sacred poems: Published by John Wesley, ... and Charles Wesley, ... London: printed by William Strahan; and sold by James Hutton; and at Mr. Bray's, 1739, pp. 174-175. x,[6],223,[1]p.; 12⁰. (ESTC T31323; OTA K034809.000)

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