O King of glory, thy rich grace

Translator: 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 >

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

Zinzendorf, Count Nicolaus Ludwig, the founder of the religious community of Herrnhut and the apostle of the United Brethren, was born at Dresden May 26, 1700. It is not often that noble blood and worldly wealth are allied with true piety and missionary zeal. Such, however, was the case with Count Zinzendorf. Spener, the father of Pietism, was his godfather; and Franke, the founder of the famous Orphan House, in Halle, was for several years his tutor. In 1731 Zinzendorf resigned all public duties and devoted himself to missionary work. He traveled extensively on the Continent, in Great Britain, and in America, preaching "Christ, and him crucified," and organizing societies of Moravian brethren. John Wesley is said to have been under obligat… Go to person page >

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First Line: O King of glory, thy rich grace
Translator: John Wesley
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

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Free Methodist Hymnal #d447
Harmonia Sacra: a Compilation of Psalm and Hymn Tunes [from the most celebrated European masters] #59bPage Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #730Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #149dPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #149dPage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d568
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 #32dPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #561Page Scan
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #2Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #2Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #56Page Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d401



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