Parent of good, Thy bounteous hand

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Parent of good, Thy bounteous hand
Author: Charles Wesley
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

OLD HUNDREDTH

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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Timeline

Instances

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d677

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d680

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #18

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #57

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d422

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #57

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #12d

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #12d

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d656

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Methodist Hymn-Book #66

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