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The Spirit's Hallowing Seal

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: God of eternal truth and love
Title: The Spirit's Hallowing Seal
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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WAREHAM (Knapp)

William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #259

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d185

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #740

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A Collection of Hymns #674

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #234

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d161

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #234

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #449

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #449

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #259

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New Hymn and Tune book #295e

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New Hymn and Tune Book #295e

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The Heart and Voice #265c

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #338

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