The Great Angel of the Lord
The Angel Gabriel
Words: Charles Wesley, Hymns on the Four Gospels: St. Luke, #1143. “There appeared unto him an angel of the Lord,” Gospel of St. Luke i. 11.
Source: George Osborn, ed., The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley. Vol. 11 (London: Wesleyan-Methodist Conference Office, 1871), p. 102.
great Angel of the Lord
Ready to apply His word,
His ordinance to seal;
To the majesty of God
Presents His people's sacrifice
Mix'd with the atoning blood,
And fragrant through the skies.
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