Sons of God, triumphant rise

Sons of God, triumphant rise

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 24 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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Author: Charles Wesley

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Sons of God, triumphant rise. C. Wesley. [Spiritual Exultation; or," Holy Communion.] Published in Hymns & Sacred Poems, 1739, Pt. ii., in 8 stanzas of 4 lines., and headed, "Hymn after the Sacrament." (Poetical Works, 1868-72, volumes i. p. 170.) This hymn is known in three forms in addition to the original:—
1. The first was given to it by A. M. Toplady, in his Psalms & Hymns, 1776, No. 295, where it is composed of stanzas i.-iv. of the original, and stanzas ii., iii., of C. Wesley's "Lord and God of heavenly powers" (q.v.). In this form it is a hymn of Praise.
2. The second is in Mercer, 1855-1864 (Oxford ed., No. 187). This is from Toplady's cento; stanzas i. being from "Sons of God, triumphant rise"; and stanzas ii., iii. from "Lord and God of heavenly powers." The refrain "Hallelujah" is added to each line, and it is appointed for Easter.
3. In the Altar Hymnal, 1884, No. 171, stanzas i.-iii., vii., viii., are given for Holy Communion.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d762
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d766
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d767
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #129Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d546
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #631Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #649Page Scan
Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d221
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #105Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #105Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #308Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #282Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d355
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d719
Methodist Hymn-Book #173Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #331dPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #331dPage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d705
The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d181
The Christian Harp and Sabbath School Songster: designed for the use of the social religious circle, revivals, and the Sabbath school (14th ed.) #10Page Scan
The Faith and Doctrines of the Church of the Eternal Son: intended as a church book for the church of the Eternal Sons generally... to which is added a number of select hymns adapted to the worship... #57Page Scan
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 #298dPage Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d796
The Temple Harp #d289



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