He bids me come! His voice I know

He bids me come! His voice I know

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 7 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: He bids me come! His voice I know
Author: Charles Wesley

Notes

He bids us come, His voice we know. This is taken from "And are our joys so quickly fled?" p. 63, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Spiritual Songs for a Month. 1st Am. from the 6th Eng. ed. #d14

The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d178

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