Ye Aged Saints Whose One Concern
For the Presentation in the Temple
St. Anna, the Prophetess
Words: Charles Wesley, Hymns on the Four Gospels: St. Luke, #1184. “She...spake of Him to all them,” Gospel of St. Luke ii. 38.
Source: George Osborn, ed., The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley. Vol. 11 (London: Wesleyan-Methodist Conference Office, 1871), p. 122.
aged saints whose one concern
Is well to terminate your race,
Of Simeon and of Anna learn
To' exalt your dear Redeemer's praise;
A precious Christ to all commend,
Who seek redemption in His blood,
And your last, happiest moments spend
In publishing the dying God.
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