If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you.@1 Peter 4:14
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François H. Barthélémon (1741-1808)

Charles Wesley, Hymns on the Lord’s Supper, 1745.

Ballerma François H. Barthélémon (1741-1808), adapted by Robert Simpson in A Selection of Original Sacred Music, 1833 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

Thomas Ross was brought up a Roman Catholic; but on his coming of age, he read the Scriptures for himself, saw the errors of his past life, began to attend the ministry of the Methodists in 1797, and was admitted a member of Society by the Rev. Samuel Bradburn. He was for some years a steward, trustee, and class-leader, and faithfully served in each office. His last illness was short, but his mind enjoyed much peace. The night before his departure he repeated his favourite hymn which spoke the language of his heart—

Happy the souls to Jesus joined,
And saved by grace alone,
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In this delightful frame, his spirit returned to God who gave it, 6th February 1847, aged seventy years.

Stevenson, p. 26

Happy the souls to Jesus joined,
And saved by grace alone,
Walking in all His ways they find
Their heaven on earth begun.

The Church triumphant in Thy love,
Their mighty joys we know;
They sing the Lamb in hymns above,
And we in hymns below.

Thee in Thy glorious realm they praise,
And bow before Thy throne,
We in the kingdom of Thy grace:
The kingdoms are but one.

The holy to the holiest leads,
From thence our spirits rise,
And he that in Thy statutes treads
Shall meet Thee in the skies.