Father, hear the blood of Jesus

Father, hear the blood of Jesus

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: GALILEAN
Published in 23 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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Father, hear the blood of Jesus. C. Wesley. [Holy Communion.] In Toplady's Psalms & Hymns, 1776, and others of the older collections, this hymn is composed of two hymns by C. Wesley, first published in his Hymns on the Lord's Supper, 1745; "Father, hear the blood of Jesus," in 2 stanzas of 8 lines, and "Dying Friend of Sinners, hear us," in 2 stanzas of 8 lines (Poetical Works, 1868-1872, vol. iii. pp. 225-226). In modern hymn-books the first of these hymns is given alone, as in the Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d194

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d195

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d194

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #933

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #303

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d218

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d177

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d100

Hymn Service No.2 #d23

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #258

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #258

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #167

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #424

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d164

The Chapel Hymn Book #d91

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d214

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The Harp #314

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #118

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #472

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