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God is goodness, wisdom, power

God is goodness, wisdom, power

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 16 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: God is goodness, wisdom, power
Author: Charles Wesley
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #10

Cantica Laudis #d83

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Church Psalmody #H718

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Church Psalmody #718

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d69

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d110

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #718

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #2

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The American Sabbath School Singing Book #101

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d105

The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d56

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d120

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d116

The National Psalmist #d49

The Psaltery #d76

Union Hymns #d127

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