Faithful, O Lord, thy mercies are

Faithful, O Lord, thy mercies are

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 38 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: Faithful, O Lord, thy mercies are
Author: Charles Wesley

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Faithful, O Lord, Thy mercies are. C. Wesley. [God's Faithfulness.] In several American hymn-books two hymns are given with this opening line, as follows:— (1) No. 306, in Longfellow and Johnson's Hymns of the Spirit, 1864, in 2 stanzas of 4 lines. This is No. 171 of C. Wesley's Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., on Ex. xxxiv. 6. (2) The second is in the Baptist Praise Book, 1871, No. 216, and is composed of portions of Nos. 169, 170, 171 of the Short Hymns, &c. (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ix. p. 55). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d110

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #38

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #231

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d254

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H34

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #34

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #192

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d115

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d85

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Hymns of the Spirit #306

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d134

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #36

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Sacred Poetry #17

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #215

Songs for the Lord's House #d87

Songs for the School #d31

The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d103

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #123

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #56.123

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The Baptist Hymn Book #123

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The Baptist Praise Book #216

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #31

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #91

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #330

The Gospel Praise Book #d109

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The Gospel Psalmist #92

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The Harp #63

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The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #35

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #12

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #166

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #166

The School Hymn and Tune Book #d39

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d199

The Southern Psalmist #d194

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d201

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