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

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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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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

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #733

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #684

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #902

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d415

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #621

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d305

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #621

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #641

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #641

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1320

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #601

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #601

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d281

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1092

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New Hymn and Tune book #347c

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New Hymn and Tune Book #347c

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Parish Hymns #564

Parish Psalmody #d407

Parish Psalmody #d419

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1150

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #684

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d439

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1150

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The Congregational Hymn Book #1019

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The Heart and Voice #318b

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D453

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