How blest is our brother, bereft

How blest is our brother, bereft

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: JOSEPH (33215)
Published in 49 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: How blest is our brother, bereft
Author: Charles Wesley

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d187

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d118

A Selection of Hymns #d125

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #353

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d128

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #626

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #626

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Hymns for Family Worship, with Prayers for Every Day in the Week (2nd ed.) #147

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d183

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1087

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #940

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d56

Spiritual Songs for a Month. 1st Am. from the 6th Eng. ed. #d16

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B73

The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d128

The Social Harp. Rev. #d150

Village Hymns #d220

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