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Almighty God of love

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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Almighty God of love. C. Wesley. [Missions.] A cento composed of Nos. 1157, 1158, and 1159 of his Short Hymns, Dec, 1762, vol. i. p. 391. In this form it was given in the Wesleyan Hymn Book 1780, and has been retained in all editions of that work. It has also passed into numerous collections, specially of the Methodist bodies, both in Great Britain, and America. Original text in Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ix. p. 469. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d23

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d23

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d23

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #750

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A Collection of Hymns #448

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #443

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #662

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d11

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #662

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1073

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New Hymn and Tune book #213e

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New Hymn and Tune Book #213e

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #443

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1288

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The Heart and Voice #237a

The Hymnal #285

The Saints' Harp #d41

The Saints' Hymnal #d13

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