The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Who Herod Did Of Old Inspire

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 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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