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Father, I dare believe

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Father, I dare believe
Author: Charles Wesley

Notes

Father, I dare believe. C. Wesley. [Holiness desired.] This hymn is composed as follows:— i. from Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 881, Psalms cxxx. 8. ii. from Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. ii., No. 1178, Jer. iv. U iii. from Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. ii., No. 1179. Jer. iv. 14. In this form it was given in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No. 398, and has been retained in subsequent editions of the same, and has also passed into other hymn-books. Original text, Poetical Works, 1868-72, vols. ix., x. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

CUMMANCHE


DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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LEIGHTON (Greatorex)


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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #410

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #296

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #366

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A Collection of Hymns #330

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A Collection of Hymns #406

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A Pocket Hymn-book #296

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A Pocket Hymn-Book #CCXCVI

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #263

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #232

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Choral Echoes from the Church of God in All Ages #179

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Devotional hymns #266

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Familiar Hymns for Social Meetings #41

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #438

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #335

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #335

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #686

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #503

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #503

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Hymns and Tunes #122

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Indian Melodies #8b

Indian Melodies #8b

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Methodist Hymn-Book #525

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New Hymn and Tune book #257b

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New Hymn and Tune Book #257b

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Prayer and Praise #135

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #242

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Songs of Joy and Gladness #141

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #564

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The New Hymn Book #186

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #405

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The Tribute of Praise #405

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Methodist Tune Book #404

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The Tribute of Praise #405

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Beulah Songs #53

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #232

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The American Church Harp #37

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #275

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d130

A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d56

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d196

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d197

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d196

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #546

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d139

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #330

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d89

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d129

A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d62

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d130

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d87

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d179

Evangel of Song #d27

Good News in Song. Rev. ed. #d43

Gospel Tent Hymns #d32

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #438

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d101

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #686

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Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #232

Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d125

Hymns for Schools and Families #d128

Hymns of Salvation #d34

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d178

Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d69

Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d68

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d73

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d108

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d166

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The Centenary Singer #132a

The Chapel Hymn Book #d92

The Chilton Music for Standard Hymns #d29

The Church Hymn Book #d248

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The Heart and Voice #244c

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #356

The Lesser Hymnal #d71

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The Melodeon #74

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d68

The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d70

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The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved #CXXXVIII

The Methodist Protestant Church Hymnal #d107

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The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal #I.120

The Singer's Choice #d53

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d172

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