Your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost.@1 Corinthians 6:19
Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

Charles Wesley, Hymns for Children 1763, number 15.

The estimation in which [Wesley’s] compositions were held is indicated in a letter written by Mr. Thomas Pearce, of Camelford, Cornwall. To his daughter, at school, he writes:—Buy of Mr. Evans Mr. Wesley’s Hymns for Children, and get them by heart: I will pay for the book and give you a penny for each hymn [you learn], which, I believe, will amount to nearly four shillings. Those hymns afforded much comfort to your sister Peggy, who is now in heaven.

Stevenson, p. 27

Amsterdam James Nares, in The Foundery Collection, 1742 (🔊 pdf nwc).

James Nares (1715–1783)

Maker, Savior of mankind,
Who hast on me bestowed,
An immortal soul, designed
To be the house of God:
Come, and now reside in me,
Never, never to remove;
Make me just and good, like Thee,
And full of power and love.

Bid in me Thine image rise,
A saint, a creature new;
True, and merciful, and wise,
And pure and happy, too;
This Thy primitive design,
That I should in Thee be blest;
Should within Thine arms divine,
For ever, ever rest.

Let Thy will in me be done;
Fulfill my heart’s desire,
Thee to know, and love alone,
And rise in raptures higher.
Thee descending on a cloud,
Till with ravished eyes I see;
Then shall I be filled with God
To all eternity.