The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Through Earth the Blessing Spread

For Christmas

Words: Charles Wesley, Hymns on the Four Gospels: St. Matthew

Source: The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley, Vol. 10 (London: Wesleyan-Methodist Conference Office, 1868), pp. 138-144.

 Hymn 3. The Son of Abraham. Matthew i. 1.

     Through earth the blessing spread
     Derived from Abraham's seed,
Abraham's promised Son and God,
     God in us Thyself reveal,
Jesus, come, on all bestow'd,
     All with grace and glory fill!

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