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


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
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #38Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #231Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d254
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H34Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #34Page Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #192Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d115
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d85
Hymns of the Spirit #306Page Scan
Hymns of Worship: designed for use especially in the lecture room, the prayer meeting and the family #118Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #34Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d237
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d134
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #36Page Scan
Sacred Poetry #17Page Scan
Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #215Page Scan
Songs for the Lord's House #d87
Songs for the School #d31
The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d103
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #123Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #56.123Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #123Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #216Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #31Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #91Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #330Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d109
The Gospel Psalmist #92Page Scan
The Harp #63Page Scan
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #35Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #12Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #166Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #166Page Scan
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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