Father, see this living clod

Father, see this living clod

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 9 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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First Line: Father, see this living clod
Author: Charles Wesley

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Father, see this living clod. C. Wesley. [Holiness desired.] This hymn is composed as follows;—
i. From Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 8. Gen. ii. 7.
ii. From Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 197. Lev. xxvi. 13.
iii. From Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 55. Gen. xvii. 1.
iv. From Short Hymns, &c, 1762, vol. i., No. 5. Gen. i. 26.
In this form it was given in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No 357, and has been repeated in later editions and has passed into other collections. (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ix.)

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d142
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church Including the Whole Collection of the Rev. J. Wesley #d12
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d149
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.) #598Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #598Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #368Page 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) #598Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #365Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d115



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