A fountain of life and of grace

A fountain of life and of grace

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 44 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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A fountain of Life and of Grace. C. Wesley. [Living Water.] First published in his Short Hymns, 1762, vol. ii., No. 866, in 2 stanzas of 8 lines, and based on Rev. xxii. 17. In 1780 it was included in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, No. 77, and has been repeated in later edition Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. xiii. p. 240. It has also passed into most of the collections of the Methodist bodies, and is also found in other hymnals in Great Britain and America.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d2
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d2
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d3
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d3
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d3
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #484Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d2
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #290Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #290Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #79Page 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) #290Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #79Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d1
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #367Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d1
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #200bPage Scan
Evangel of Song #d3
Hymns for Christian Melody #502Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #284Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #440aPage Scan
International Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools #d2
Joy Bells #d2
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d3
Methodist Hymn-Book #589Page Scan
Methodist Social Hymn Book #36Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #385aPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #385aPage Scan
New Joy Bells #d2
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d2
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #110Page Scan
Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools 1874 #d2
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d2
The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #83Page Scan
The Chapel Hymn Book #d4
The Chilton Music for Standard Hymns #d2
The Gospel Singer: for Sabbath schools, etc. #118Page 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 #341aPage Scan
The Imperial Harmony #d2
The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal: Revised: collected from various authors. Designed for the worship of God in all Christian churches. #I.117Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d3
The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use #78Page Scan
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #512Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #512Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #512Page Scan



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