Revive us again

Representative Text

1 All glory and praise be to Jesus, our Lord,
So plenteous in grace, and so true to his word.

Hallelujah, Thine the glory,
Hallelujah! Amen;
Hallelujah! Thine the glory,
Revive us again.

2 To us he hath given the gift from above—
The earnest of heaven, the spirit of love. [Chorus]

3 Ye all may receive who on Jesus do call,
The gift of his spirit—'tis proffered to all. [Chorus]

Source: Songs of Free Grace #7

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All glory and praise be to Jesus our Lord
Title: Revive us again
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 10.10..11.11
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, thine the glory
Copyright: Public Domain


All glory and praise to Jesus our Lord. C. Wesley. [Gift of the Holy Spirit.] Published from the Wesley manuscript in the Library of the Theological Institution, Richmond, in the Poetical Works of J. & C. Wesley, 1868-72, vol. xiii. p. 248, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines. It previously appeared in the American Methodist Episcopal Hymn Book, 1849, No. 201. Beyond this it is but little known.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


[All glory and praise to Jesus our Lord]


The common attribution to John J. Husband is based on a brief resemblance to his tune ST. STEPHEN'S, first published in Psalmodia Evangelica, vol. 2 (1789), but the resemblance only extends to the first two measures. These tunes should not be regarded as the same. This gospel/revival tune was writte…

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