Scripture Verse

Now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto Thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak Thy Word. Acts 4:29


Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns 1762, num­ber 494.

Music: Com­plete in Thee Tal­mage J. Bit­ti­ko­fer, 1921 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Bittikofer (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),

Charles Wesley (1707–1788)


Jesus, the cause belongs to Thee,
When men against Thy Gos­pel rise;
And now Thou dost their threatenings see;
Thou canst disperse them with Thine eyes:
Our foes and we are in Thy hand,
Who sittest on the righteous throne:
And let Thine awful counsel stand,
And let Thy sovereign will be done.