A fountain of life and of grace

A fountain of life and of grace

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 45 hymnals

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 >

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Author: Charles Wesley

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A fountain of Life and of Grace. C. Wesley. [Living Water.] First published in his Short Hymns, 1762, vol. ii., No. 866, in 2 stanzas of 8 lines, and based on Rev. xxii. 17. In 1780 it was included in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, No. 77, and has been repeated in later edition Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. xiii. p. 240. It has also passed into most of the collections of the Methodist bodies, and is also found in other hymnals in Great Britain and America. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d2

A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d2

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d3

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d3

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d3

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #484

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d2

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #79

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d1

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #367

A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d1

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #200b

Evangel of Song #d3

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Hymns for Christian Melody #502

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #284

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Hymns of the Church Militant #440a

Indian Melodies #99

International Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools #d2

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Joy Bells #67

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d3

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Methodist Hymn-Book #589

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Methodist Social Hymn Book #36

New Joy Bells #d2

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d2

Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools 1874 #d2

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d2

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The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #83

The Chapel Hymn Book #d4

The Chilton Music for Standard Hymns #d2

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The Gospel Singer: for Sabbath schools, etc. #118

The Imperial Harmony #d2

The Sacred Lyre #d3

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The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use #78

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #512

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