Scripture Verse

I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, but thou art rich. Revelation 2:9

Introduction

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 830.

Music: Ar­fon French & Welsh me­lo­dy. Ar­ranged by Hugh Da­vies, cir­ca 1906 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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

portrait
Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

Sinner, in thine own esteem,
Poor and needy if thou art,
Rich thy title is with Him,
Searcher of the reins and heart;
Christ who gave, commends thy grace,
Deigns Himself the poor to praise.