Who Herod Did Of Old Inspire
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 14. Herod will seek the young Child to destroy Him. – Matthew ii. 13.
1 Who Herod did of old inspire,
Doth still inspire his sons
With aim malicious to inquire
"Where are the perfect ones?"
2 Suffice that known to God they are,
Nor will themselves proclaim,
Kept ever, watching unto prayer
And hid in Jesus' name.
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