Saviour, who dost with anger see
The lusts which steal my heart from thee,
The thieves out of thy temple chase,
And plant thy Spirit in their place,
And when my God inhabits there,
My heart shall be thine house of prayer.
Selections from Charles Wesley’s Short Hymns on Select Passages of the Holy Scriptures (1762)
Compiled by Kevin W. Greene, West End Presbyterian Church Richmond, VA, www.wepc.org
Image: “Christ Overturning the Money Charger’s Table,” Stanley Spencer, 1921.