The parent's Prayer

Father of all, whose sovereign will

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 7 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: Father of all, whose sovereign will
Title: The parent's Prayer
Author: Charles Wesley

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #417

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #417

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #638

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Selection of Hymns, for Public Worship designed to be used with Watts' #61

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #453

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