Thy parent hand, thy forming skill

Thy parent hand, thy forming skill

Author: John Wesley
Tune: EFFINGHAM (15433)
Published in 8 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 >

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First Line: Thy parent hand, thy forming skill
Author: John Wesley

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d876
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d882
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d882
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #16Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #12bPage Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #12bPage Scan
The Saints' Harp #d922
Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book: Comprising the Entire Collection of Hymns in the Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #16



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