It shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the Lord, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.@Zechariah 13:8

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns on Select Passages of the Holy Scriptures (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762), numbers 1445 & 1446.

Weld Methodist Hymn and Tune Book (Toronto, Canada: Methodist Book and Publishing House, 1894), number 794 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

Dreadful, pride chastising word
Of surest prophecy!
Two in three that call Thee Lord,
Shall be cut off and die.

Who should then of grace presume?
Father, in Thine hands I am,
Save me from th’apostate’s doom,
I ask in Jesu’s name.

Need I then, my God, despair
Thy favor to retain?
Lost if two in three there are,
The third shall still remain;
Of the third distinguished part,
That I may live forever one,
Stamp Thine image on my heart,
And join me to Thy Son.