The Image of the Heavenly

Lord over all, sent to fulfill

Author: John Wesley
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John Wesley

John Wesley, the son of Samuel, and brother of Charles Wesley, was born at Epworth, June 17, 1703. He was educated at the Charterhouse, London, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He became a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and graduated M.A. in 1726. At Oxford, he was one of the small band consisting of George Whitefield, Hames Hervey, Charles Wesley, and a few others, who were even then known for their piety; they were deridingly called "Methodists." After his ordination he went, in 1735, on a mission to Georgia. The mission was not successful, and he returned to England in 1738. From that time, his life was one of great labour, preaching the Gospel, and publishing his commentaries and other theological works. He died in London, in 17… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord over all, sent to fulfill
Title: The Image of the Heavenly
Author: John Wesley
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #820

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #820

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New Hymn and Tune book #289d

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New Hymn and Tune Book #289d

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The Heart and Voice #273b

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