Franklin (Amos Pilsbury)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-01). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 71 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition. All six stanzas of Wesley's hymn included.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-01-01). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All six stanzas of Wesley's hymn included.
First published: 1799 in Pilsbury's The United States Sacred Harmony, p. 163
Description: Words by Charles Wesley, 1742, based on John 1:42, with six stanzas. Original words in Pilsbury 1799 were by an unknown author, the second stanza of a hymn which begins, "Our most indulgent Savior," probably by an English author before 1769; the words in Pilsbury begin "The place of John we'd covet."
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Jesus, great Redeemer, hear.
1. Our most indulgent Savior
2. The place of John we'd covet,
Adoring Free and Sovereign Mercy from John Edwards, compiler. 1769. A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Serious and Devout Christians of All Denominations. Leeds, England: Griffith Wright. 191 pp.