Glory to thee, whose powerful word

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: Glory to thee, whose powerful word
Author: Charles Wesley

Notes

Glory to Thee, Whose powerful word. C.Wesley. [For use at sea.] Appeared in Hymns & Sacred Poems, 1740, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines and headed, "In a Storm" (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. i. p. 231). It is found in several American collections, both old and new, but its use in Great Britain is limited almost exclusively to Mercer, where it is given as "All praise to Thee, Whose powerful word."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

TALLIS' CANON

TALLIS CANON is one of nine tunes Thomas Tallis (PHH 62) contributed to Matthew Parker's Psalter (around 1561). There it was used as a setting for Psalm 67. In the original tune the melody began in the tenor, followed by the soprano, and featured repeated phrases. Thomas Ravenscroft (PHH 59) publish…

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d238
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d239
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d239
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #863Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #499Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #499Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #499Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #499Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #499Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #499Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #796Page Scan
Family and Social Melodies #d107
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #729Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #679Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #679Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1043Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #269Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #97Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #133ePage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #133ePage Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1286Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d196
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1286Page Scan
The Camp-Meeting Chorister: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, for the pious of all denominations. To be sung at camp meetings, during revivals of religion, and on other occasions #225Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1289Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #186Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d151
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #643Page Scan
The Church and School #d56
The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d140
The Harp #900Page 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 #17bPage Scan
The Saints' Harp #d286
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d247
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #162Page 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 #162Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #162Page Scan
Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book: Comprising the Entire Collection of Hymns in the Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #863



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