I know that my Redeemer lives, He lives, and on the earth

I know that my Redeemer lives, He lives, and on the earth

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 24 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: I know that my Redeemer lives, He lives, and on the earth
Author: Charles Wesley

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I know that my Redeemer lives, He lives, and on the earth, &c. C. Wesley. [Resurrection.] Appeared in Hymns & Sacred Poems, 1742, in 4 stanzas of 8 lines, and based on Job xix. 25. (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ii. p. 182.) It was included in the 1830 supplement to the Wesleyan Hymn Book, and retained in the 1875 edition. This hymn was included in Toplady’s Psalms & Hymns, 1776, No. 64, with an additional stanza from Wesley's Funeral Hymns, 1st series, 1746, No. 9, stanza xiii., "Ev'n now I taste that bliss divine."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (1 - 24 of 24)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Sanctuary. Rev.ed. with a Supplement #d41
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #384Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #726Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #335Page Scan
Gloria in Excelsis #d180
Gospel Hymns #d217
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d204
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #310Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d488
Hymns of the Advent #42Page Scan
Hymns of the Morning: Designed for the use of God's People #42Page Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d340
Methodist Hymn-Book #847Page Scan
The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #398Page Scan
The Christian Lyre #d165
The Church Hymnal: the official hymnal of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church #488
The Harp #491Page Scan
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #96Page Scan
The Millennial Harp #d182
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #430
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d432
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #923Page Scan
Worship in the School Room #d65
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #89Page Scan



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