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A nation God delights to bless

A nation God delights to bless

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 16 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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First Line: A nation God delights to bless
Author: Charles Wesley

Notes

A nation God delights to bless. C. Wesley. [National Peace.] The second of two hymns on Job xxxiv. 29, first published in his Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 771, in 2 stanzas of 6 lines, in 2nd edition, 1794, and in Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ix. p. 268. It was included in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No. 454, and retained in new edition, 1875, No, 466.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d3
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d5
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d5
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d5
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #841Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #466Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #462Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d3
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d3
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1028Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #315dPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #315dPage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d3
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #285ePage Scan
The Saints' Harp #d10
The Singer's Choice #d2



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