My Father bids me come

My Father bids me come

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 19 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: My Father bids me come
Author: Charles Wesley

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My Father bids me come, O why do I delay? A cento from "Ah I whither should I go? " p, 32, ii. into a few American collections. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d62

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d405

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #490

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #581

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Hymns for Public Worship #81

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #551

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #551

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New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #294

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Revival Hymns #310

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #268

The Gospel Hymnal #d378

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The Gospel Psalmist #330

The Plymouth Hymnal #d299

The Southern Psalmist #d521

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d544

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