Lo the prisoner is released

Lo the prisoner is released

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: HOLLEY
Published in 29 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: Lo the prisoner is released
Author: Charles Wesley

Notes

Lo, the prisoner is released. A cento from "Blessing, honour, thanks, and praise," p. 148, i.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d493
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d495
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d493
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #733Page Scan
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #684Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #902Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d415
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #621Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d305
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #621Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #641Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #641Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1320Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #601Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #601Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d281
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1092Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #347cPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #347cPage Scan
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #564Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d407
Parish Psalmody #d419
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1150Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #684Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d439
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1150Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #1019Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #318bPage Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #D453Page Scan



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