Our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ…gave Himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for Himself a people that are His very own, eager to do what is good.@Titus 2:13-14

Charles Wesley, Hymns and Sacred Poems 1742. The original version had 14 stanzas.

Llandaff Edwin Moss (1838-1919) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

What is our calling’s glorious hope,
But inward holiness?
For this to Jesus I look up;
I calmly wait for this.

I wait till He shall touch me clean,
Shall life and power impart;
Give me the faith that casts out sin,
And purifies the heart.

This is the dear redeeming grace,
For every sinner free;
Surely it shall on me take place,
The chief of sinners, me.

From all iniquity, from all,
He shall my soul redeem;
In Jesus I believe, and shall
Believe myself to Him.

When Jesus makes my heart His home,
My sin shall all depart;
And lo! He saith, I quickly come,
To fill and rule thy heart.

Be it according to Thy Word;
Redeem me from all sin;
My heart would now receive Thee, Lord,
Come in, my Lord, come in!