Father, thine everlasting grace

Father, thine everlasting grace

Author: John Wesley
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: John Wesley

John Wesley, the son of Samuel, and brother of Charles Wesley, was born at Epworth, June 17, 1703. He was educated at the Charterhouse, London, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He became a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and graduated M.A. in 1726. At Oxford, he was one of the small band consisting of George Whitefield, Hames Hervey, Charles Wesley, and a few others, who were even then known for their piety; they were deridingly called "Methodists." After his ordination he went, in 1735, on a mission to Georgia. The mission was not successful, and he returned to England in 1738. From that time, his life was one of great labour, preaching the Gospel, and publishing his commentaries and other theological works. He died in London, in 17… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father, thine everlasting grace
Author: John Wesley

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Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d111

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Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends #CXXVIII

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #H304

The Village Hymn book #d63

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