All thanks be to the Lamb who gives us to meet

All thanks be to the Lamb who gives us to meet

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 28 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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All thanks to the Lamb, Who gives us to meet. C. Wesley. [Christian Fellowship.] First published in his Hymns and Sacred Poems, 1749, vol. ii., No. 238, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines; from thence it passed into the Wesleyan Hymn Book in 1780, in full; but in the revised ed., 1875, the last stanza is omitted. It is given in most of the collections of the Methodist bodies, but is rarely found in other hymnbooks. Original text in Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. v. p. 468. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d19

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d19

Family and Social Melodies #d11

Full Salvation Hymnal #d6

Gospel Gems #d7

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #49

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Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends: with their constitution annexed #LXXX

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d22

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d10

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d10

Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d14

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d14

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d10

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Harmonia Sacra: a Compilation of Psalm and Hymn Tunes [from the most celebrated European masters] #100

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New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #381e

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #548

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #481

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Methodist Hymn-Book #787

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