Who is Charles WesleyCharles Wesley (18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement. Wesley was a prolific hymnwriter who wrote over 6,500 hymns during his lifetime. His works include "And Can It Be", "Christ the Lord Is Risen Today", the carol "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing", and "Lo! He Comes With Clouds Descending".
Charles Wesley was born in Epworth, Lincolnshire, the son of Anglican cleric and poet Samuel Wesley and his wife Susanna. He was a younger brother of Methodist founder John Wesley and Anglican cleric Samuel Wesley the Younger, and he became the father of musician Samuel Wesley and grandfather of musician Samuel Sebastian Wesley.
He was educated at Oxford University, where his brothers had also studied, and he formed the "Holy Club" among his ...
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Charles Wesley Poems
- Jesus, We Look To Thee
Jesus, we look to Thee,
Thy promised presence claim;
Thou in the midst of us shall be,
Assembled in Thy Name. ...
- Hymn Xxx: Where Shall My Wondering Soul Begin?
Where shall my wondering soul begin?
How shall I all to heaven aspire?
A slave redeemed from death and sin,
A brand plucked from eternal fire, ...
- Hymn Xvi: Happy The Souls That First Believed
Happy the souls that first believed,
To Jesus and each other cleaved,
Joined by the unction from above
In mystic fellowship of love. ...
- Hymn Xxvii: Saviour, The World's And Mine
Saviour, the world's and mine,
Was ever grief like thine!
Thou my pain, my curse hast took,
All my sins were laid on thee; ...
- Hymn Xxv: Stupendous Love Of God Most High!
Stupendous love of God most high!
He comes to meet us from the sky
In mildest majesty;
Full of unutterable grace, ...
Top 10 most used topics by Charles WesleyGod 29 Love 29 I Love You 29 Heart 17 Earth 15 Life 14 Live 14 Power 14 Receive 14 Soul 13
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Comments about Charles WesleyGislason96pqot: sermons by the late rev charles wesley, a m : with a memoir of the author, by the editor 4n6ae4x
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Shadowmountn: "hark! the herald angels sing" was penned by charles wesley, the brother of the founder of methodism who wrote more than 6,000 hymns! his inspiration was the sound of london church bells. our holiday catalog including this new title can be found here:
Gary_brumley: speak thy word of liberty, let the captives find release. come, o come, with us to dwell. come, o come, emmanuel. 4/4 by charles wesley with my own additions.
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