Thou, Lord, of all the parent art

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Thou, Lord, of all the parent art
Author: John Wesley
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Chapel Hymns #d568

Harmony in Praise #d222

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d773

Page Scan

Hymns of Worship #101

Page Scan

Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H58

The Book of Praise #d793

The Book of Worship #d521

The Church-Book #d454

Page Scan

The College Hymnal #95

Page Scan

University Hymns #58

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support