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MerrellBennekin: Wesley received the Charles Frankel Prize in the Humanities (now National Humanities Medal), “for outstanding contributions to the public’s understanding of the humanities,” from President William Clinton October 13, 1994.

JohnPiper: "He breaks the power of cancelled sin." Charles Wesley. The only sin you can defeat is a forgiven sin. Don't turn it around.

LoafofBricks: Thank you Zach Bryan and Charles Wesley Godwin

GeorgeAChien1: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: And am I born to die? To lay this body down! And must my trembling spirit fly into a world unknown?

GeorgeChien4: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: And am I born to die? To lay this body down! And must my trembling spirit fly into a world unknown?

callsignENIAC: Jesse - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Jesse - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Jesse - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

johnthweatt: What a word from Charles Wesley for the SBC EC and the rest of us!

StMaggieP: 24th: John & Charles Wesley: God of mercy, who inspired John and Charles Wesley with zeal for your gospel: grant to all people boldness to proclaim your word and a heart ever to rejoice in singing your praises. We always thank God for all of you. 1 Thessalonians 1:2

MinistryatWork: Remembering the world changing moment John Wesley had his heart warmed with the love and grace of the Holy Spirit: Wesley Day today, we are forever grateful for the life and witness of this man alongside brother Charles

NameReccbot: I may be a trad catholic, but props to Charles Wesley. Some of the best hymns in the English language.

Monkftw: His brother Charles had reported a similar experience a few days previously. Considered a pivotal moment, Daniel L. Burnett writes: "The significance of John Wesley's Aldersgate Experience is monumental … Without it the names of Wesley and Methodism would likely be nothing more

Monkftw: The Methodist revival began in England with a group of men, including John Wesley (1703–1791) and his younger brother Charles (1707–1788), as a movement within the Church of England in the 18th century. The Wesley brothers founded the "Holy Club" at the University of Oxford,

GeorgeAChien1: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: Jesus, the sinner’s Friend, to Thee, lost and undone, for aid I flee, Weary of earth, myself, and sin; open Thine arms, and take me in.

GeorgeChien4: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: Jesus, the sinner’s Friend, to Thee, lost and undone, for aid I flee, Weary of earth, myself, and sin; open Thine arms, and take me in.

john_law_3: "As Charles Wesley writes, 'Made like him, like him we rise, ours the cross the grave, the skies'. Thus only in Jesus do we come to a right knowledge both of God and of ourselves, of the end for which we were made, of what we are meant to be." TFOD 1.43 ✅

BASMethodists: In celebration of Wesley Day, all the hymns that Niamh has recorded (that were written by John and Charles) can be found on the Bishop Auckland Methodist Church website, and there is also a "Wesley playlist" on their YouTube channel.

JonBergdahl: “Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia! Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia! Once he died our souls to save, Alleluia! Where's thy victory, boasting grave? Alleluia!” ~ Charles Wesley

anna_mcdougalll: I will spend all the money I have to see Zach Bryan and Charles Wesley Godwin in Pitt this September <3

ChurchBend: Last Sunday, with an eye toward Ascension Day, we sang Charles Wesley's great Ascension hymn: Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! to his throne beyond the skies. Alleluia! Christ, the Lamb for sinners given, Alleluia! enters now the highest heaven. Alleluia!

callsignENIAC: Bones - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

JimDenison: “Lord, incline me to repent; Let me now my fall lament, Deeply my revolt deplore, Weep, believe, and sin no more." —Hymn by Charles Wesley  Would you join me in making these words your prayer today?

GeorgeChien4: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: Thy nature, gracious Lord, impart, come quickly from above; write thy new name upon my heart, thy new best name of Love.

KeithMcilwain: Lutheran Pietism gave us JS Bach. Anglican Pietism gave us Charles Wesley. Pietism is good for art.

mission_priest: Giving thanks for John and Charles Wesley.

PortseaParish: Today we remember the life and ministry of John and Charles Wesley - as we pause and pray at 9 let us pray that today we may reflect the love and the word of God inour lives.

anglicanspb: Today the Church of England celebrates John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists, Hymn Writers, 1791 and 1788 Image: The Wesleys Conversion window (1924) in Wesley's Chapel, London. Photo via

anglicanspb: The Collect for John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists, Hymn Writers, 1791 and 1788

praycelticdaily: Thank You for Charles and John Wesley who released song and scriptural holiness among the industrial masses. Release Your song in our hearts and spread it through the rotten places in our society.

TrucksStop: Day 142 - Sunday Hymn - Ye Servants Of God - Charles Wesley (hymn)

ChesterCath: Tomorrow (May 24) is the Lesser Festival of John and Charles Wesley, Evangelists and Hymn Writers, who died in 1791 and 1788, respectively. A detail from the Cloister windows where only John, regarded as the founder of Methodism, is illustrated.

ClunetteChurch: Pastor Mike Beezley's message “Rejoice! The Lord is King”, from his sermon series "The Hymns of Charles Wesley". Based in Luke 17:20-21 and Philippians 4:4.

GeorgeAChien1: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: Thy nature, gracious Lord, impart, come quickly from above; write thy new name upon my heart, thy new best name of Love.

NewRoomBristol: We are excited to invite you all to this year’s first free Community Choir Concert, happening in our historic chapel on Wednesday, 25th May, 12-1pm. Join us in continuing the musical tradition of Charles Wesley, uniting and supporting people across Bristol through singing!

revsmw: ~Charles Wesley

GeorgeAChien1: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: For thee delightfully employ whate'er thy bounteous grace hath given, And run my course with even joy, and closely walk with thee to heaven.

hindestreet: This moment of unity and thanksgiving at the Charles Wesley memorial was a special one as it was the first occasion we have been able to join together for Alderdgate Day since the pandemic. We thank both our own congregation and the St Marylebone Parish Church for attending.

GeorgeChien4: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: For thee delightfully employ whate'er thy bounteous grace hath given, And run my course with even joy, and closely walk with thee to heaven.

jkasukurthy: Long my imprisoned spirit lay, Fast bound in sin and nature's night Thine eye diffused a quickening ray I woke, the dungeon flamed with light My chains fell off, my heart was free I rose, went forth, and followed Thee. ~ Charles Wesley

LAWSONLaws17: 1. "Saviour, Prince of Israel's race, See me from Thy lofty throne ; Give the sweet relenting grace, Soften this obdurate stone ; Stone to flesh, O God, convert ; Cast a look, and break my heart." (Charles Wesley, 1707-1788)

LAWSONLaws17: 2. "By Thy Spirit, Lord, reprove, All my inmost sins reveal, Sins against Thy light and love Let me see, and let me feel ; Sins that crucified my God, Split again Thy precious blood." (Charles Wesley, 1707-1788)

LAWSONLaws17: 3. "Jesus, seek Thy wandering sheep, Make me restless to return ; Bid me look on Thee and weep, Bitterly as Peter mourn, Till I say, by grace restored, Now Thou know'st I love Thee, Lord !" (Charles Wesley, 1707-178)

LAWSONLaws17: 4. "Might I in Thy sight appear As the publican distressed, Stand, not daring to draw near, Smite on my unworthy breast, Groan the sinner's only plea : God, be merciful to me." (Charles Wesley, 1707-1788)

LAWSONLaws17: 5. "O remember me for good, Passing through the mortal vale ; Show me the atoning blood, When my strength and spirit fail ; Give my gasping soul to see Jesus crucified for me ! Amen." (Charles Wesley, 1707-1788).

mhcantey: I only hope that when this is all behind us, we can all still sing Charles Wesley’s words, “Come, and let us sweetly join, Christ to praise in hymns divine; give we all with one accord glory to our common Lord.” (6/6)

sambkoo: Charles Wesley was converted today. He and others were reading Luther's commentary on Galatians and were strongly convicted of their sins, repented, and trusted in Jesus. And Charles wrote "And Can It Be?" a few days later.

GeorgeAChien1: Random Charles Wesley Couplets: The faith that conquers all, and doth the mountain move, and saves whoe'er on Jesus call,and perfects them in love.

JohnTho2200: “Finish, then, thy new creation; true and spotless let us be. Let us see thy great salvation perfectly restored in thee. Changed from glory into glory, till in heav’n we take our place, till we cast our crowns before thee, lost in wonder, love and praise.”- Charles Wesley

edpearce080759: Prison reformer Elizabeth Fry was born on May 21, 1780. For more May 21 anniversaries, including the marriage of Catherine of Braganza to Charles II of England, the conversion of hymn writer Charles Wesley and patenting of the first shopping bag, check out

edpearce080759: Charles Wesley converted to evangelical Christianity on May 21, 1738 through a Mrs Turner. As she spoke to him about Christ, he picked up his Bible and opened to “He hath put a new song, in my mouth, even praise unto our God.” Psalm 40 v 3.

rheyduck: Enlarge, inflame, and fill my heart with boundless charity divine, so shall I all my strength exert, and love them with a zeal like thine, and lead them to thy open side, the sheep for whom the Shepherd died. Charles Wesley

josephmorgang: joseph morgan, kat graham, candice accola, claire holt, charles davis and paul wesley

patchedmet: Mrs. Adrian Baucker Holmes by Charles Wesley Jarvis, but in which christian faiths with Vows of Poverty will now see their priests dress no more fancy than a simple monk or nun.

LueYee: Pastors wearing jeans under the surplices, musicians playing modern songs by Charles Wesley, worshippers wearing casual penny loafers.

CountryFairMO: Who’s ready for Zach Bryan…doors will open at 8:05PM! Because of weather, some operations will be limited but don’t worry plenty of food, beer, & music is waiting inside. Due to the late opening, Charles Wesley Godwin and Jonathan Peyton will no longer be performing.

ClunetteChurch: We invite you to join us for worship this Sunday 5/22! Our sermon series “The Hymns of Charles Wesley” continues with a scriptural look at the classic “Rejoice! The Lord is King”. Come as you are and join us at 9:00 AM or 6:30 PM for passionate worship and a timely message.

MethodistGB: We couldn't let Ascension Day pass without a Charles Wesley hymn, could we? This one is sung to the tune of Llanfair. Do you have a favourite hymn you like to sing to celebrate this day?

tapanisimojoki: Author: Charles Wesley

giffstermiff: Charles Wesley Godwin > Zach Bryan.

DavidMLilley: Love, like death, hath all destroyed, rendered all distinctions void; names and sects and parties fall; thou, O Christ, art all in all! {Charles Wesley with another ripper of a verse here}

GrIdolArchivist: You shouldn't blame color for this hell look at successful black people you can think of I can think of several Richard Pryor, Sammy Davis Jr., B.B. King, Ray Charles, Charley Pride, Wesley Snipes or normal people such as Ben Carson I think it has to do more about politics.

CharlesWMcKinn2: Charles Wesley (Papa) and Charles Nathaniel, circa 2003.

AlistairBegg: "Thy mighty name salvation is, And keeps my happy soul above. Comfort it brings, and power, and peace, And joy, and everlasting love." —Charles Wesley, "Thou Hidden Source of Calm Repose"

TruthForLife: "Thy mighty name salvation is, And keeps my happy soul above. Comfort it brings, and power, and peace, And joy, and everlasting love." —Charles Wesley, "Thou Hidden Source of Calm Repose"

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mgfchurch: “Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.” - Charles Wesley

monicammande: Gov’t sets date for Mumbere’s return to kasese. Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere is set to return to his kingdom come Christmas,as the gov’t has promised.The revelation was made by the ICT state minister Godfrey Kabbyanga Baluku.see Newvision for more details

robsgray: Rejoice, the Lord is King: Your Lord and King adore! Rejoice, give thanks and sing, And triumph evermore. Lift up your heart, Lift up your voice! Rejoice, again I say, rejoice! ~ Charles Wesley 1/4

bunnybess1: O Jesus....open thine arms, and take me in... and love the faithless sinner still. Charles Wesley.

DrJackHughes: I love this hymn by Charles Wesley! The last stanza is magnificent!

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ClunetteChurch: Pastor Mike Beezley's message “Soldiers of Christ, Arise”, from his sermon series "The Hymns of Charles Wesley". Based in Ephesians 6:10-17.

AdamWeil22: “Shut yo dumb Auburn ass up” - Shaq to Charles Barkley on TNT Inside the NBA

JenniferEValent: Jesus, my strength, my hope, On thee I cast my care, With humble confidence look up, And know thou hearest prayer. Give me on thee to wait, Till I can all things do, On thee, almighty to create, Almighty to renew. -Charles Wesley

mgfchurch: "I am content to fill a little space if God be glorified." —Susanna Wesley, mother of John and Charles Wesley

Mardel_Inc: Tony Cooke's "In Search of Paul" is here to shepherd you in the footsteps of spiritual giants like the Apostle Paul, Martin Luther, John Wesley, George Whitefield, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, and more.

graceand_truth: “O for a thousand tongues to sing my great Redeemer's praise!” - Charles Wesley

IntarsiaFolk: 2/ "...gigs are completely acoustic, by candlelight in a Georgian chapel which is the oldest Methodist building in the world. Hymnwriter Charles Wesley – writer of Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Love Divine All Love Excelling and thousands more...

PopovicsUr: "Jesus, lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high: Hide me, O my Savior, hide, Till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide; O receive my soul at last." (CHARLES WESLEY: 1740)

cleansocks: Calmer of my troubled heart, bid my unbelief depart; speak, and all my sorrows cease; speak, and all my soul is peace. ~Charles Wesley

ianclary: O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Charles Wesley)

callsignENIAC: Needle Fall Down - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: How The Mighty Fall - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Lost Without You - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Over Yonder - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Lyin' Low - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

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callsignENIAC: Strong - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Gas Well - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Blood Feud - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

callsignENIAC: Bones - Charles Wesley Godwin (How The Mighty Fall)

DavisLMoore: Christ the Lord is risen today! Alleluia! - Charles Wesley Great words to remember on the Lord's Day!

rafabelloo: “Born thy people to deliver, born a child and yet a King, born to reign in us forever, now thy gracious kingdom bring. By thine own eternal spirit rule in all our hearts alone; by thine all sufficient merit, raise us to thy glorious throne.” –Charles Wesley

kyletanderson: “There are two things to do with the Gospel: believe it and behave it,” - Mother Wesley to her sons, Charles and John

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mobiquotes: Charles Wesley's hymns are forceful because they contain so many words which are physical: for him the life of a Christian was to be experienced in the body as well as in the soul.

cainmarkj: Charles Wesley wrote on Catholic Love: Weary of all this wordy strife, These motions, forms, and modes, and names, To thee, the Way, the Truth, the Life, Whose love my simple heart inflames— Divinely taught, at last, I fly, With thee and thine to live and die.



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