Charles Wesley was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley, the younger brother of Anglican clergyman John Wesley and Anglican clergyman Samuel Wesley (the Younger), and father of musician Samuel Wesley, and grandfather of musicianSamuel Sebastian Wesley. Despite their closeness, Charles and his brother John did not always agree on questions relating to their beliefs. In particular, Charles was strongly opposed to the idea of a breach with the Church of England into which they had been ordained. Charles Wesley is chiefly remembered for the many hymns he wrote. He ministered for part of his life in The New Room Chapel in Bristol. His ... more »
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- Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
- Morning Hymn
- Hymn XXII: Behold the Saviour of Mankind
- Wrestling Jacob
- Hymn XVII: Jesus, From Whom All Blessing...
- Hymn XXIV: Saviour, If Thy Precious Love
- Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast
- Hymn XXV: Stupendous Love of God Most Hi...
- Hymn XXX: Where Shall My Wondering Soul ...
- Jesus, We Look To Thee
- Hymn X: Ye Thirsty For God, to Jesus Giv...
- Hymn XX: Weary Souls, that Wander Wide
- Hymn XIV: Happy the Man That Finds the G...
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