Charles Wesley
Charles Wesley (/ˈwɛsli, ˈwɛzli/; 18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley, the younger brother of Methodist ...
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Charles Wesley
The classic Charles Wesley hymn And Can it be That I should Gain from Songs of Praise broadcast Sun 21 Oct 2007.
Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown
Originally published under the title "Wrestling Jacob", "Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown" is a poem and hymn on the nature of God which appears in some Protestant hymnals. The hymn is generally conside...
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling is a Christian hymn by Charles Wesley with a theme of "Christian perfection." Judging by general repute, it is among Wesley's finest:"justly famous and beloved, better...
Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
"Come Thou Long Expected Jesus" is an Advent carol common in Protestant hymnals. It is sung to one of several tunes, including "Jefferson" (by William Walker), "Stuttgart" (attr. to Christian Witt) a...
Soldiers of Christ, Arise
Soldiers of Christ, Arise is an 18th-century English hymn. The words were written by Charles Wesley (1707–1788), and the first line ("Soldiers of Christ, arise, and put your armour on") refers to the ...
O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
"O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing" is a Christian hymn written by Charles Wesley. Charles Wesley wrote over 6,000 hymns, many of which were subsequently reprinted, frequently with alterations, in hymn...
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 1739 in the collection Hymns and Sacred Poems, having been written by Charles Wesley. Wesley had requested and received slow ...
Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
Christ the Lord Is Risen Today is a Christian hymn associated with Easter. Most of the stanzas were written by Charles Wesley, and the hymn appeared under the title Hymn for Easter Day in Hymns and S...