Behold the Lamb of God, who bears the world's dread load

Behold the Lamb of God, who bears the world's dread load

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold the Lamb of God, who bears the world's dread load
Author: Charles Wesley

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #1300

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #327

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Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #347

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