Jesus all atoning lamb

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: Jesus all atoning lamb
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gentle Jesus, Lovely Lamb. C. Wesley. [Jesus All in All.] Published in Hymns and Sacred Poems, 1749, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. v. p. 21). The following arrangements of the text have come into common use: 1. Gentle Jesus, heavenly Lamb. In Holy Song for All Seasons, 1869, and other collections. 2. Jesus, all-atoning Lamb. In the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No. 422 (edition 1875, No. 434.) G. J. Stevenson has several reminiscences of this hymn in his Methodist Hymn Book Notes, 1883, p. 291. This form of the hymn is in extensive use. 3. Jesus, let me cleave to Thee. In the Presbyterian Psalms & Hymns, Richmond, U.S.A., 1867, No. 357, in 2 stanzas (stanza ii. and iv. altered). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d394

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d395

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d394

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #551

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #434

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #147

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Great Songs of the Church #148

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #451

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d228

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #451

Hymnal for Sunday School and Social Worship #d103

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #382

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Hymns for Christian Melody #488

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Hymns of Faith and Love #57

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d372

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Methodist Hymn-Book #598

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Oberlin social & sabbath school hymn book #132

Praise in Song #d101

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #792

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad519

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #836

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #836

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #836

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #836

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #836

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #334

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #574

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #191.574

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The Baptist Hymn Book #574

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d362

The Book of Worship #d244

The Chapel Hymn Book #d180

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #552

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #290

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #290

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The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #284

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d490

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The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #132

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d367

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Westminster Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of hymns and tunes for use in sabbath-schools and social meetings #159

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