Our heavenly Father, Source of love

Our heavenly Father, Source of love

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: EMMANUEL (Beethoven)
Published in 10 hymnals

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1 Our heavenly Father, Source of love,
To Thee our hearts we raise.
Thine all-sustaining power we prove,
And gladly sing Thy praise.

2 Lord Jesus, Thine we wish to be;
Our sacrifice receive.
Made and preserved and saved by Thee,
To Thee ourselves we give.

3 Come, Holy Ghost, the Savior’s love
Shed in our hearts abroad;
So shall we ever live and move
And be with Christ in God.

4 Honor to the Almighty Three
And Everlasting One!
All glory to the Father be,
The Spirit, and the Son.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #154

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: Our heavenly Father, Source of love
Author: Charles Wesley

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d594

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #14

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #154

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Hymns and Offices of Worship: for use in schools: with an appendix of tunes #87

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #217

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #14

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