Scripture Verse

Behold, I will bring forth My servant the Branch. Zechariah 3:8

Introduction

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns, Vol­ume 2 (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), num­ber 1414.

Music: Å Herre Je­sus 15th Cen­tu­ry Ger­man (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

Thou hast, O God, the work begun,
Brought forth Thy Servant, and Thy Son,
The branch from Jesse’s root:
But bring Him forth again in me,
And let the Branch become a tree,
And fill the world with fruit.