The house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the Lord before them.@Zechariah 12:8

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns, Volume II (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762), number 1436.

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

Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

Jesus, what grace dost Thou bestow
Upon Thy Church, Thy family!
Their sins forgiv’n the children know,
The fathers all resemble Thee;
The Angel of the Lord Thou art,
And we shall in Thine image shine,
Created after Thine own heart,
Sinless, angelical, divine!