There is none holy as the Lord: for there is none beside Thee: neither is there any rock like our God.@1 Samuel 2:2
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Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns on Se­lect Pass­ag­es of the Ho­ly Scri­ptures (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 1, num­bers 463 & 464.

Win­ches­ter New Mu­sik­al­isch­es Hand­buch (Ham­burg, Ger­ma­ny: 1690). Har­mo­ny by Will­iam H. Monk, 1847, alt. (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William H. Monk (1823–1889)

Mr. J[ohn] Wes­ley was once hold­ing a love­feast at the Foun­de­ry when an el­der­ly man rose to speak. He stat­ed that he had late­ly been fa­voured with a re­mark­a­ble work of grace in his soul, and that he had become as pure and holy as God hims­elf. On re­sum­ing his seat, Mr. W. rose and said, God has giv­en our broth­er a new heart, but not a new head. Mr. Charles Wes­ley, on hear­ing of this in­ci­dent, called for pen and ink, and wrote this hymn.

Ward, p. 109

Holy as Thou, O Lord, is none;
Thy holiness is all Thine own;
A drop of that unbounded sea
Is ours—a drop derived from Thee.

And when Thy purity we share,
Thine only glory we declare;
And, humbled into nothing, own,
Holy and pure is God alone.

Sole, self-existing God and Lord,
By all Thy heav’nly hosts adored,
Let all on earth bow down to Thee,
And own Thy peerless majesty.

Thy power unparalleled confess,
Established on the Rock of peace;
The Rock that never shall remove,
The Rock of pure, almighty, love.