Captain of our salvation, take

Captain of our salvation, take

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 34 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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Author: Charles Wesley

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Captain of our Salvation, take. C. Wesley. [Holy Baptism.] First published in his Hymns for Children, 1763. No. xli., in 4 stanzas of 6 lines (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. vi. p. 408). In 1780 it was given in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, No. 462. It is also found in the collections of other branches of Methodism. In 1852, when given in the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Psalms & Hymns for "Baptism," stanza iii. was omitted. This form has been repeated in other hymnals. In 1871 it was included in the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Church Hymns, for "Theological Colleges," a few judicious and appropriate alterations having been made to adapt it to that purpose. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d66

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d107

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d106

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d107

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d107

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #795

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d68

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d58

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #474

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d31

Church Hymns with Tunes #255

Family and Social Melodies #d52

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #825

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #825

Hymns for Schools and Families #d69

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #456

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #629

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Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends: with their constitution annexed #LXXXIX

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d88

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Methodist Hymn-Book #798

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d58

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d22

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #239

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #275

The Saints' Harp #d166

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