Jesus, the word of mercy give

Jesus, the word of mercy give

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: WARWICK (Stanley)
Published in 45 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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Jesu, the word of mercy give. C. Wesley. [Ember Days. For Ministers.] Compiled from his Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scriptures, 1762, as follows:— Stanzas i., ii., Short Hymns, vol. i., No. 638, on 2 Chron. vi. 4 lines Stanzas iii.-vi., Short Hymns, vol. i., No. 397, on Judges v. 3 lines In this form it was given in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No. 434, and has passed into several later collections (Original text, Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ix.). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d296

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d185

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d308

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d268

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #446

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #508

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d131

Free Methodist Hymnal #d323

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d264

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #351

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #351

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #440

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #642

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #824

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #824

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Hymns for Christian Melody #641

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d250

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #210

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d413

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Methodist Hymn-Book #685

Spiritual Songs and Hymns, for Use in All Gospel Services #d298

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d434

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d389

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #574

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d369

The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d231

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #292

The Sacred Lyre #d156

The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d99

The Songs of Zion: or, the Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists. 2nd ed. #d98

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #253

The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d286

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