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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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First Line: All thanks be to the Lamb who gives us to meet
Author: Charles Wesley

Notes

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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Instances

Instances (1 - 28 of 28)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
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
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #424Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #424Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #481Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #424Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #CCLXXXIXPage Scan
Family and Social Melodies #d11
Full Salvation Hymnal #d6
Gospel Gems #d7
Harmonia Sacra: a Compilation of Psalm and Hymn Tunes [from the most celebrated European masters] #100Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #49Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends: with their constitution annexed #LXXXPage Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d22
Methodist Hymn-Book #787Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #381ePage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #381ePage Scan
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 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 #352bPage Scan
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d10
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #CCXXXIVPage Scan
The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal: Revised: collected from various authors. Designed for the worship of God in all Christian churches. #I.174Page Scan
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #548Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #548Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #548Page Scan



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