Scripture Verse

Be holy, for I am holy. Leviticus 11:45

Introduction

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Charles Wesley
1707–1788

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 631.

Music: Er­nan Lo­well Ma­son, 1850 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lowell Mason
1792–1872

Lyrics

He wills that I should holy be;
That holiness I long to feel;
That full divine conformity,
To all my Savior’s righteous will.

See, Lord, the travail of Thy soul
Accomplished in the change of mine,
And plunge me, every whit made whole,
In all the depths of love divine.