To God the Father, Son, And Spirit One and Three

To God the Father, Son, And Spirit One and Three

Author: John Wesley
Tune: DENNIS (Nägeli)
Published in 10 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 >

Text Information

First Line: To God the Father, Son, And Spirit One and Three
Author: John Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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Instances

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Evangelical Hymnal #D6

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #D6

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #D2

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #D2

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #D2

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Hymns of the Ages #56

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Hymns of the Ages #662

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Hymns of the Ages #56

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Hymns of the Ages #662

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The Coronation Hymnal #D2

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