The Lord's Prayer: Fourth petition

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: Father, 'tis Thine each day to yield Thy children's wants a fresh supply
Title: The Lord's Prayer: Fourth petition
Author: John Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #84

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #50

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #50

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Hymns for Elementary Schools #27

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #76

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Vestry Harmonies #12b

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Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book #17d

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