Thou, Lord, of all the parent art

Thou, Lord, of all the parent art

Author: John Wesley
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: 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 >

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First Line: Thou, Lord, of all the parent art
Author: John Wesley

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Chapel Hymns #d568

Harmony in Praise #d222

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d773

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H58

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d793

The Book of Worship #d521

The Church-Book #d454

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The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #95

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University Hymns: with tunes arranged for men's voices #58

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