Scripture Verse

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. Revelation 3:19

Introduction

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 845.

Music: Holm­firth Ben­ja­min Gill, 1905 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Gill (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

portrait
Charles Wesley
1707–1788

Lyrics

It is the Lord, who doth not grieve,
Or needlessly reprove;
Savior, I thankfully receive
The tokens of Thy love:
The tokens of Thy love I prize,
By answering Thine intent,
By listening to Thy rod that cries,
Be zealous, and repent.